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Re: Swedish characters in folders on Mac OS X causes errors

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-11-04 01:53:03 CET

On Nov 1, 2007, at 03:43, Magnus L÷÷f wrote:

> When adding a folder containing swedish characters, ňń÷, in svn an
> error occurs. Adding a file containing swedish characters, works fine.
>
> The "svn st" command both reports for the folder:
>
> "?" == there is a folder that is not under version control
> -and-
> "!" == there is a folder that is under version control that does
> not exist
>
> However, checking out the repo to a Windows box works fine. I
> haven't tried Ubuntu (yet).
>
> Macintosh:test malo$ mkdir test1
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn add test1/
> A test1
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn ci test1/ -m "first test"
> Autentiseringsregion (realm): <https://xxx.xxx.xxx:443> Advisec
> Subversion Logon
> L÷senord f÷r "user":
> Lńgger till test1
>
> Arkiverade revision 12.
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn st -v
> 11 11 user@KERB.REALM .
> 12 12 user@KERB.REALM test1
> Macintosh:test malo$ mkdir testFOLDERňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn add testFOLDERňń÷
> A testFOLDERňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn st
> ? testFOLDERňń÷
> ! testFOLDERňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$ touch testFILEňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn add testFILEňń÷
> A testFILEňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$ svn st
> ? testFOLDERňń÷
> A testFILEňń÷
> ! testFOLDERňń÷
> Macintosh:test malo$
>
>
> Client:
> Mac OS X Leopard (however, the error occurred even in Tiger)
> Subversion installed via MacPorts:
> svn, version 1.4.5 (r25188)
> kompilerad Sep 3 2007, 14:11:45
>
> Server:
> Ubuntu 7.01 with Apache2 mod_dav_svn and Kerberos authentication
> against a Windows domain.
> The server is protected via a reverse ISA Proxy.
>
> Does anyone know how to work around this (except for the obvious
> "don't use international chars in a folder").

It is not a problem of international chars exactly, rather it is a
problem of composed versus noncomposed UTF-8 characters, and it
usually manifests on Mac OS X, and it is this bug, for which I know
of no workaround:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2464

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