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Re: Filename encoding in working copy (was: Check-out fails with LANG=C)

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:00:15 +0200

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 05:27:11PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> [Cc to the dev@ list]
> On 2013-07-19 16:50:49 +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > For this, we need answers to questions like:
> > How can the client detect whether the stored encoding name matches
> > the on-disk encoding? What does it do when they differ? How can users
> > re-encode filenames in the working copy when on-disk encoding has changed?
> I don't understand what you mean here. If the chosen encoding for the
> filenames is stored in the working copy: The on-disk encoding has been
> chosen by Subversion (at checkout time). So, initially it matches the
> stored encoding. This normally doesn't change...

Apparently it can change if files are copied by some copying tools,
or through network filesystem like samba. This was mentioned before
in the users@ thread you responded to.
Received on 2013-07-19 19:00:57 CEST

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