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Re: Change locale for $date$?

From: Stephan Zeissler <stephan.zeissler_at_kuttig.com>
Date: 2005-09-27 13:04:00 CEST

Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Sep 26, 2005, at 15:17, Fabian Cenedese wrote:
>
>>>> We have a network with several Win2K computers, accessing a svn repo
>>>> with https on a linux box. The clients use both svn.exe and tsvn. The
>>>> problem is, that some have English, others have German windows
>>>> systems.
>>>> Now upon 'update' the $date$ keyword will expand sometimes English,
>>>> somtimes German which makes diff'ing a lot harder. Is there a way
>>>> either in svn or tsvn to fix the used language for keywords
>>>> expansion?
>>>
>>>
>>> In what way is diffing harder? The expanded keyword is not stored in
>>> the repository...
>>
>>
>> No, but diffs between various checkouts will be harder. e.g. someone
>> checks out with German expansion, changes some files and sends
>> me the whole project. If I diff against my English checkout I will
>> have a
>> lot of changes that aren't really changes but just differently expanded
>> keywords. I know this case could also be solved with a patch, but it
>> was just an example.
>>
>> I think I even have this problem just on my computer. Is it possible
>> that svn and tsvn behave differently? e.g. one does look at locales
>> and the other not? When I have two checkouts, one updated by
>> svn, the other by tsvn the may be different. But of course while
>> trying to reproduce this now they both give the same: ...German,
>> on an English Win2K with German settings.
>>
>> Anyway, the question remains the same: Is there some way to
>> influence svn regarding keyword expansion? Is it always
>> dependent on the current OS settings? In my case I'd even
>> like to have it fixed to English even if I have German settings.
>
>
> Sending it back to the list since I don't know the answer...
>
>
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Hi,

why don't you college create a patch-file instead of sending you the
whole project?
The diff shouldn't contain the different dates.

 Stephan

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