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Re: [PATCH] Fixing prop_tests.py failure in Solaris

From: Alexander Thomas <alexander_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:03:52 +0530

On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 18:23 +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 01:31:54PM +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > > PASS: prop_tests.py 22: test prop* handle invalid property names
> >
> > Hmmm... I will try to debug this during the hackathon.
>
> This is not a problem in Subversion.
>
Yes its not something that need to be fixed in Subversion. Patch I
posted is just to suppress the failure, without changing context of this
testcase.

> The problem is way deeper, down in the iconv implementation,
> and possibly below that. It seems that the behaviour of the
> locale implementation within the C library can cause an error
> with GNU iconv when opening encoding/decoding code pages.
>
> Alexander, what output does the small program below produce
> on your system?
>
Code snippet produced "646".

"iconv -f 646 -t UTF-8 /dev/null" returned
"iconv: conversion from `646' is not supported"
Received on 2010-06-11 08:35:13 CEST

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