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Re: Another non-UTF8 filename issue

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-24 14:10:42 CET

On 3/24/07, svn.dev@salvisberg.com <svn.dev@salvisberg.com> wrote:
> I run a Drupal CMS (written in PHP) on a SuSE Server under Apache, and one of the users has uploaded a file which causes svn 1.4.3 to choke:
>
> svn: Can't convert string from native encoding to 'UTF-8':
> svn: Kurs Ern?\195?\164hrung.doc
>
> ls shows the file name as
>
> Kurs Ern??hrung.doc
>
> The file name should be "Kurs Ernährung.doc", and it probably orginated from Windows.
>
> PHP may have messed up this one, but the file is there, and it's fully accessible in Drupal. The filename displays correctly on the web page (charset=utf-8), and the file can be downloaded.
>
> I haven't tried adding it to the repository yet, the error appears when doing
>
> svn st
>
> reiserfs supports this type of file name -- shouldn't svn support it, too?

No. Filesystems and svn are very different. This is much more a users@
question though than a developers question. Please mail users@ about
resolving your issue.

bye,

Erik.
Received on Sat Mar 24 14:10:58 2007

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