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Re: Create/Apply Patch - UTF-16 and binary support

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 19:50:45 +0200

On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 12:29:16PM -0400, Friedrich.Brunzema wrote:
> I’m kind of surprised/disappointed that a reliable patch mechanism does not
> seem to exist for svn.

Well, before Subversion 1.7, there was no support for applying patches at all!

I think the basic problem you're asking about is that Subversion
does not support UTF-16 as a text format. This problem isn't specific
to the 'svn patch' command. Solving this problem probably isn't trivial.
See http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2194
Received on 2013-05-22 19:51:19 CEST

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