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Re: SVN 1.5.2 and Solaris 10 make check error with prop_tests.py 22

From: Otto Kolsi <otto_at_kolsi.fi>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 14:42:51 +0300

Julian Foad wrote:
>> 1. To ensure you can delete a property whose name contains invalid
>> characters.
>>
>> 2. To ensure you cannot create such a property.
>>
>> Part (1) is failing. "svn" refuses to delete a property whose name
>> contains an invalid character.
>>
>> I don't know exactly why it fails for you in the "C" locale and not in
>> another locale, or what the correct fix would be, but I can say that the
>> only reason for wanting behaviour (1) is so that you can clean up your
>> properties if you somehow got a bad property name (maybe when using a
>> client that didn't check for a valid name).
>>
>> This is not an essential part of Subversion's operation, so you can
>> safely ignore that failure.

Thank you for the information, I can now do the upgrade to 1.5.2 :)

>> If you would like to help trace the cause of the problem, that would be
>> great. (What local do you use normally?)

I can try to help as much as I can. When executing "locale" in the
Solaris machine I get:

LANG=
LC_CTYPE=fi_FI.ISO8859-1
LC_NUMERIC=fi_FI.ISO8859-1
LC_TIME="C"
LC_COLLATE=fi_FI.ISO8859-1
LC_MONETARY=fi_FI.ISO8859-1
LC_MESSAGES=C
LC_ALL=

I'm not that familiar with locales.. not sure if it is okay or not to
have e.g. empty LC_ALL locale.

-- 
   Otto
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