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Re: Comparing versions of files with non english file names

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 19:23:43 +0100

Alex wrote:
> Hello, sorry for my english.
> I have Ms Word file that placed in Subversion. File name consists of russian
> symbols. File has more than 2 versions.
> 1. When I compare head version of file using "Diff with previous version" -
> Subversion works ok.
> 2. When I compare two version of file using log (select two revision in log and
> use "Compare revisions" function) - Subversion report an error "File [file name
> using unicode character codes] does not exist. Cannot compare documents."
> I place diagnostic in file diff-doc.js and
> find out that in
> first case Subversion create temp file with name that consist of russian
> symbols,
> but in second case Subversion create a temp file with a name that consist of
> unicode codes (example %D0%A2.doc) of russian symbols. And as a result the file
> has name that longer than 256 symbols.
> How can I resolve this problem?

Fixed in r14596.

To avoid this problem, set your %TEMP% path to a shorter path.


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