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Re: Problem with accented characters in checkout

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2004-02-19 18:59:47 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 11:32, Philip Martin wrote:
>> This is exactly what happens if one uses a UTF-8 locale and then one
>> imports a directory tree containing non-UTF-8 names. There is no
>> validation of the names, they go straight into the repository and then
>> checkouts can fail.
> Yikes, so your r8581 change fixes this, right?

I believe it does.

> I wonder if we shouldn't get it into 1.0.1 ASAP. This could really bite
> a whole lot of people. For example, my freshly installed RH9 box uses a
> locale of "en_US.UTF-8" by default.

The only caveat is that I don't really use anything other than ASCII,
and I don't usually use UTF-8 either. It could do with some real-world
testing. (The reason I wrote it is because I wanted to find out about
UTF-8 :)

Philip Martin
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