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Re: Problem checking out an empty repository on Win XP with international characters in user name

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-05 20:07:25 CET

Karl Fogel wrote:

>"Francois Beausoleil" <fbeausoleil@ftml.net> writes:
>
>
>>My user name contains a C cedil: François. I am using Win XP, pre-SP1.
>>I downloaded the Zip file version and copied the files to a folder. From
>>the command line, I executed the following:
>>D:\>svnadmin create repo
>>
>>D:\>svn co file:///repo wc
>>svn: Invalid argument
>>svn: Safe data:
>>"Fran" --- That looks to be the start of my user name.
>>... was followed by non-ascii byte 231.
>>
>>Non-ascii character detected (see above), and unable to convert to UTF-8.
>>
>>This is mostly to report the bug, although it would be nice to have SVN
>>work on my machine too :)
>>
>>
>
>Brane has made many i18n changes since 0.17.1. Can you grab the
>latest sources and try with that?
>
>Thanks, let us know what happens,
>
>

Things should work now, but be aware that to get the charset conversion
to actually work, you have to pick up HEAD of apr-iconv; then, once you
build Subversion, you have to set the environment variable
APR_ICONV_PATH to the directory where apr-iconv's charset conversion
modules are. That will usually be

    <path to svn sources>\apr-iconv\LibR\iconv

Or change the LibR to LibD, if you're building in debug mode.

Oh, won't we have fun with the Windows installer for 0.18...

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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