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Re: Let's discuss about unicode compositions for filenames!

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 14:28:40 +0100

On 06.02.2012 14:10, Hiroaki Nakamura wrote:
> Hi, all.
>
> It seems there is no further discussion.
>
> I think the conclusion for the short term solution is:
> We convert unnormalized paths to NFC normalized paths on clients only,
> that is, svn_path_cstring_to_utf8.
>
> It is the same approach as utf8precompose_macosx_2.patch in
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2464
>
> It is proven to work as it is included in MacPorts unicode_path variant
> and Homebrew --unicode-path option.

You'll note that MacPorts also warns you that using this option may
cause interoperability issues with other clients that aren't using it,
right? So this is hardly a universal solution that will not affect
existing users and repositories.

-- Brane
Received on 2012-02-06 14:29:20 CET

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