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Re: Issue tracker cleanup: SVN-2079

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2019 18:21:51 -0500

On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 4:35 PM Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org> wrote:

> On 03.11.2019 17:45, Nathan Hartman wrote:
> > For this week's issue, SVN-2079 "utf8_tests.py should be made non-
> > iso8859-1 specific":
>
> That test has two problems: first, it depends on the locale where it's
> being run; and second, it's very Unix-centric. We can't really fix the
> first part because the whole point of the test is to verify that
> Subversion correctly converts its (command-line) input to UTF-8. Then,
> if we somehow manage to work around the locale-dependent part, I
> wouldn't be surprised if the Unix-centric part would stop being an issue.
>

This sounds like it will take a bit of research...

I think that probably the best thing to do is to reach out to a
community that has expertise in this area.

Because I'm sure that someone, somewhere, has to test utf8
conversions...
Received on 2019-11-04 00:22:15 CET

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