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Re: svn commit: rev 2424 - trunk trunk/subversion/include trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-07-08 03:41:52 CEST

kfogel@tigris.org wrote:
> Author: kfogel
> Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2002 18:26:07 -0500
> New Revision: 2424
> Log:
> Continuing work on issue #494.
> This incorporates more of Marcus Comstedt's UTF-8 patch, by adding his
> conversion routines to Subversion. No one calls the new routines yet;
> that will be added in a separate commit.
> Note that this applies Marcus's `--enable-utf8' flag to configure.in.
> If you build Subversion without the flag, the conversion routines
> become nearly no-ops (they just check for non-ascii characters). I
> suspect this flag should eventually go away, but it's very handy right
> now, because it's effectively an in-code branch -- meaning we don't
> need to make a real branch in the repository for these changes; if
> something's broken, it won't affect people who aren't working UTF-8
> support. Avoiding a branch in the repository is highly desirable,
> because Marcus's changes touch a lot of code and would easily go stale
> on a branch.

Are there going to be any interoperability issues between an svn
client and server where one has ut8 enabled and the other doesn't?


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
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