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Re: Valid UTF-8 data followed by invalid UTF-8 sequence

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 17:57:40 -0600

On Dec 3, 2008, at 14:04, still.dre_at_chello.at wrote:

> i got the message from svn (Version 1.5.2 (r32768))
>
> svn: Auf gültige UTF-8 Daten
> (hex:)
> folgte eine ungültige UTF-8 Sequenz
> (hex: c3 63 76 73)
>
> doing a checkout into my source tree. i have converted
> a cvs repository into a svn dump and loaded it into my production
> svn repository.
>
> after the message and searching in the web i was a litte in
> ***panic***, maybe i have corrupted my svn repository.
>
> i corrected some log messages, nothing helps. after reading
> the message from karl fogl http://cia.vc/stats/author/kfogel?
> s_message=0
> i saw a subdirectory containing a non utf8 character in the
> directory name. this was the solution of my problem, i have renamed
> it and svn checkout worked fine.

You should have been able to check out, without renaming the
directory, by setting your LANG environment variable properly.

> the interesting thing was, that my checkout did not affect this
> directory, because it was not unter cvs control and i don't want it
> do be controlled by svn.
>
> i think, that svn co reads the hole directory tree before doing the
> checkout.
>
> maybe this message helps other people in the mail group.

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