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Re: svn client UTF conversion errors

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-22 20:51:22 CEST

Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> Sorry, we don't have real UTF-8 support on Windows, because apr-iconv
> is useless there. I still think APR-util should support GNU libiconv
> on Windows.

Yes, see issue


But also...

Brent R. Matzelle wrote:
>I built the svn client myself because I needed the new fs support and
>tried it out but I keep on getting the following error (with svn
>help, co, update, etc):
>$ svn help
>d:\dev\subversion\subversion\libsvn_subr\utf.c:245: (apr_err=22,
>svn: Invalid argument
>svn: Non-ascii character (code 204) detected, and unable to convert
>to UTF-8.
>This problem occurs with the win32 debug version of svn. Anyone have
>an idea about what is going wrong? Thanks!

...Hmmm. I had thought the partial resolution of


in revision 2805 would mean that your symptoms above would be much
less drastic. It should convert most of the message, and just print
unconvertible characters as special codes; but apparently, it's
behaving in the pre-2805 way, simply giving up on the whole message.

Brent, can you take a look at those issues and at rev 2805, and see if
you can figure out why Windows isn't doing the softer failure? (It's
just that Mike and I are busy rolling 0.14.2 right now...)


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