[Distutils] setuptools problem with --tag-svn-revision and localized svn messages

Christopher Lenz cmlenz at gmx.de
Thu Aug 18 14:12:42 CEST 2005

Hi all,

I just tried to run the build of my project on a box that has  
localized SVN messages (German). As the tag_svn_revision option is  
enabled in the setup config, setuptools calls "svn info" and tries to  
parse the output, looking for "Last Changed Rev: (\d+)" string. In  
the german output this label is obviously different, so the parsing  
will fail and the build will abort.

I can temporarily switch subversion to use English messages for the  

   $ export LC_MESSAGES=en_US
   $ ./setup.py test

But still, this should probably be fixed in setuptools.

Christopher Lenz
   cmlenz at gmx.de

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