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Re: How to set text encoding of svn command line tools

From: Martin v. L÷wis <Martin.vonLoewis_at_hpi.uni-potsdam.de>
Date: 2006-11-12 23:07:58 CET

Norbert Unterberg schrieb:
> I am on a windows box, trying to implement a post-commit hook. I am
> using svnlook to get the current commit's log message, but it is
> always in the text encoding of the windows XP command prompt (cp850 in
> this case). But I need the message in either UTF-8 or ANSI encoding
> (the way it was entered). I tried something like SET LANG=en_US.utf8
> and SET LANG=en_US.utf-8, but all it did was change the subversion
> output language (german to
> english).
> So how can I change the text encoding?

Command line tools, on Windows, will use the result of
GetConsoleOutputCP as their output encoding, see

So to change it, you need to change the encoding of the
terminal. Use chcp.exe to do so.


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