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BUG(?): clients fails if locale is not available

From: Wesley J. Landaker <wjl_at_icecavern.net>
Date: 2005-06-10 02:01:25 CEST

Hi subversion devs,

I'm a Debian developer who is helping out with the subversion packages. This
bug was reported some time ago, but I'm not sure if it's really a bug
(maybe this is the intended behavior).

On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:
> The subversion clients fails if the locale is not available.
> | $ LANG=ofb svn -h
> | svn: error: cannot set LC_ALL locale
> | svn: error: environment variable LANG is ofb
> | svn: error: please check that your locale name is correct

It seems feasible to expect that if the locale was set incorrectly or
unavailable that subversion would fall back to the equivalent LANG=C or

What do you all think?

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Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net>
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