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Re: svnant: Problems with German translation

From: Markus KARG <markus.karg_at_quipsy.de>
Date: 2006-06-06 10:57:00 CEST

Ryan Schmidt schrieb:

>> 06.06.2006 07:26:59
>> org.tigris.subversion.svnclientadapter.commandline.parser.SvnOutputPar
>> ser parse
>> WARNUNG: Can't find a svn action for svn output line : Ausgecheckt,
>> Revision 2274.
>> "Ausgecheckt" means "Checked out" in English.
>> So either svnant isn't able to handle "Checked out" messages, OR is
>> not able to handle its German translation.
>> Maybe a solution would be to ask the SVN team to install an option
>> to return English messages EVER, independent of the target host's
>> locale?
> It seems there is a problem in svnant with the German translation of
> svn:
> I thought Subversion's messages *were* directly controlled by the
> locale? That is, if you want English messages, you just export
> LANG=en_US before calling svn.

Actually I do not want anything. I just want to report that svnant is
not working properly on German machines and hope that someone will fix
that bug or send me a workaround. Indeed I am not calling SVN, I am
calling svnant.

> If svnant requires that, you'd think they would have done that in
> their script already. Though if they're really parsing the English
> text of the svn command-line client's output to figure out what's
> going on, then that doesn't seem very smart. I mean, those messages
> could change in the next Subversion release, to fix typos or improve
> wording or whatever, and Subversion offers these nice language
> bindings that programs are supposed to use if they want to interact
> with Subversion... Or, even if you're wrapping the svn command-line
> client as I do in some simple scripts, checking the numeric error
> code should be more reliable than checking the error message text...
> But those are all things you'll have to take up with the developers
> of svnant.
I think that's why SVN guys invented the -xml option...? ;-)


Received on Tue Jun 6 10:53:29 2006

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