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"""SCons.Sig.TimeStamp

The TimeStamp signature package for the SCons software construction
utility.

"""

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def current(new, old):
    """Return whether a new timestamp is up-to-date with
    respect to an old timestamp.
    """
    return not old is None and new <= old

def collect(signatures):
    """
    Collect a list of timestamps, returning
    the most-recent timestamp from the list 

    signatures - a list of timestamps
    returns - the most recent timestamp
    """

    if len(signatures) == 0:
        return 0
    elif len(signatures) == 1:
        return signatures[0]
    else:
        return max(signatures)

def signature(obj):
    """Generate a timestamp.
    """
    return obj.get_timestamp()

def to_string(signature):
    """Convert a timestamp to a string"""
    return str(signature)

def from_string(string):
    """Convert a string to a timestamp"""
    try:
        return int(string)
    except ValueError:
        # if the signature isn't an int, then
        # the user probably just switched from
        # MD5 signatures to timestamp signatures,
        # so ignore the error:
        return None