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Re: Change locale for $date$?

From: Fabian Cenedese <Cenedese_at_indel.ch>
Date: 2005-09-27 15:45:06 CEST

Hi

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

As mentioned above I know about patches, but that doesn't really matter,
this was just an example. Another example could be that I make a
snapshot/export intended for a certain customer in his language.
OK, dates are not that hard to understand, even in a different
language, but you get what I mean.

>>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.

It could also be a version mixup. We started with an 1.1 svn and
are now working with 1.2, same for tsvn. Maybe the locale was
only added in the 1.2 release or was wrong before. Also funny is:
When I look at the changelog (which include the date of the change
as expanded with the then actual svn version) I see the weekdays
with both 2 or 3 characters. I think the German days are with 2
whereas the English days are abbreviated with 3 characters.

>>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.

Yeah, question still remains. But from the answers so far I
take it as a "no", as I had thought previously. So to append
another question: Could something like this be planned for the
future? Maybe as part of some bigger localization changes?

Thanks

bye Fabi

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