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Re: SVN Win32 Developers -- need some help

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-30 20:16:05 CEST

On 6/5/07, eg <egoots@gmail.com> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> >
> > Even in his objection Brane said "if this is true". All I (and
> > Stefan) am saying is we need a more specific objection. If there are
> > real problems that we cannot resolve, then I am sure we would all be
> > against this. But we know there are problems with apr_iconv too, so
> > let's just understand what the problems are.
> >
> In an attempt to help here, I have done a bit of hunting around to see
> if I could substantiate any publicly reported issues. I have mentioned
> the few that I have found in other posts. Stefan has already responded
> that these should not be issues for Subversion.
> The only other thing I could find for utf8 conversion, relates to
> handling of "bad inputs" related to lone surrogate halves when passing
> them to WideCharToMultiByte() on older versions of Windows (alluded to
> in blog comments from:
> http://blogs.msdn.com/michkap/archive/2006/01/20/515238.aspx).
> Apparently this is tightened up now (on Vista?).
> I suspect this is also not an issue for this usage in any case, but
> someone else more familiar with svn usage should confirm that.
> If there are any issues related to using Win32
> MultiByteToWideChar()/WideCharToMultiByte() in place of iconv() under
> Windows, I cannot find them. Older versions of Windows (95/98/Me) will
> need to install and use the MSLU (Microsoft Layer for unicode).

So, I have not been following along very carefully, but what needs to
happen now? Do a build and have people using different languages test

I can apply the patch and build the binary zips if other people have
the means to test them out a bit.

Or is there something else that needs to be done?


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