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Re: windows codepage problem?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-25 21:09:29 CET

Fred Burton wrote:

>I just installed from svn-0.18.0-r4973-setup.exe onto two Win98 machines,
>and when I run (in a dos window):
>
>svn --version
>
>It says:
>
>svn: error: cannot set console input codepage (code 120)
>
Blast! I *knew* there'd be a catch. I overlooked that SetConsoleCP was
unsupported on non-NT machines. Am now chargning my Staff of Zot to fry
those imbeciles at Microsoft who decided that console I/O functions
should use a different character encoding than every other Win32 module.

>Just wondering how I can fix this...
>
>
Sorry, I can't think of a workaround (except to ditch Win98 and move to
NT/2k/XP, but that's probably unacceptable). This is something that has
to be fixed in the Subversion code, and I'm not sure I have the nerves
to go rummaging in that mess again.

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