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Re: [svn] Recode problem

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2005-05-09 05:09:40 CEST

On Mon, 2005-05-09 at 04:00 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2005-05-08 12:22:48 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > Uh, okay. I read a filename from a directory. Where can I find out
> > its character set?
>
> The GNOME convention says that all filenames are encoded with UTF-8.
> So one always knows the character set. :)

That means if I save a file with gedit, it won't appear correctly in
"ls" if I'm not using a UTF-8 locale. That may be acceptable to GNOME,
which doesn't care so much about the command line, but it's not so good
for Subversion.

> Subversion could store some information in the .svn directories about
> the charset used for the filenames,

Doesn't help "svn import".

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