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Re: [svn] Recode problem

From: Heikki Orsila <shd_at_modeemi.cs.tut.fi>
Date: 2005-05-06 14:27:10 CEST

On Fri, 6 May 2005, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> 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...

It's a high price to pay if you want to people from CVS world to use your
tool. Why not read the locale settings from global configuration files?
For example, my debian gnu/linux system is configured with:

        en_US.ISO-8859-15 ISO-8859-15
        fi_FI@euro ISO-8859-15

But svn tool doesn't work with ISO-8859-15 names! Only a small amount of
code per supported operating system is required to handle this.

Heikki Orsila Barbie's law:
heikki.orsila@iki.fi "Math is hard, let's go shopping!"

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