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Re: Problems with accents in filenames

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-11-20 17:52:24 CET

Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> writes:

> So, if the path comes from the user input, it should be converted
> into UTF-8. However, if the path comes from the file system
> (e.g. when doing a recursive operation), no conversion should occur.

There is no difference between "user input" and "from the file

  $ mkdir wc/bar
  $ mkdir wc/bar/`printf "foo\xe9\xe5"`
  $ LANG=en_GB svn add wc/bar

The awkward path has still got to be converted as the 8859-1 sequence
is not a valid UTF-8 sequence.

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Nov 20 17:53:10 2003

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