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Re: [svn] Recode problem

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-06 14:22:23 CEST

On 5/6/05, Heikki Orsila <shd@modeemi.cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 May 2005, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > Subversion *does* accept any filename. However, each filename must be
> > converted to UTF8 when sent into the repository. The error you're
> > seeing is that your current locale is unable to interpret the filename,
> > and thus cannot 'recode' the filename into UTF8. You must set your
> > locale correctly.
> >
> > The only bug here is that the error message isn't friendly to users.
> > In svn 1.2.0, the message is friendlier.
>
> No, it's a bug since normal shell tools don't reject such filenames.

It's not a bug since svn is not a normal shell tool: you expect to be
able to checkout on other supported systems, this is the price you
pay...

bye,

Erik.

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