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Re: [PATCH] allow svnsync to translate non-UTF-8 log messages to UTF-8

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 11:24:29 +0200

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 04:57:41PM -0700, Daniel Trebbien wrote:
> When I was working on my changes, I was looking for a "to UTF-8"
> function that would return whether it actually re-encoded the input
> string, but did not find one. The re-encoding function that I used,
> `svn_subst_translate_string`, actually converts line endings to LF as
> well as re-encodes from the given encoding to UTF-8, but it does not
> inform the caller of whether it took either action.

If you need that information, why not make svn_subst_translate_string()
return it? Note that because it's a public function, you'll have to create
a new revision of it: svn_subst_translate_string2(). The function as it is
now needs to stay around for backwards compatibility.

> > (As I said: if you think counters should be removed completely, make
> > your case in a separate thread.  That's orthogonal to the encoding work.)
> Would dev@ or users@ be better?

dev@ would be better.

Received on 2010-09-11 11:25:22 CEST

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