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Re: Special characters in svn messages are not displayed correctly

From: Lübbe Onken <luebbe.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 09:38:46 +0200

Hi Stefan,

2011/8/3 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>

> On 03.08.2011 12:03, Lübbe Onken wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > the special characters in localized message from subversion appear
> > distorted in the .prej file. Is there anything TortoiseSVN could do to
> > make them readable again?
> >
> > Example German text (how it should be):
> > Versuch, die Eigenschaft »%s« von »%s« in »%s« zu ändern,
> > aber die Eigenschaft existiert bereits mit dem Wert »%s«.
> >
> > How it shows up in the .prej file, replaced my property values with ***:
> > Versuch, die Eigenschaft ?\194?\187svn:externals?\194?\171 von
> > ?\194?\187***?\194?\171 in ?\194?\187***?\194?\171 zu ?\195?\164ndern,
> > aber die Eigenschaft existiert bereits mit dem Wert
> ?\194?\187***?\194?\171.
> >
> > This happens with TortoiseSVN 1.6.16. Dunno if it is corrected in the
> > 1.7 beta :)
>
> That shouldn't happen on Windows ??
> The \XXX indicates a char that couldn't be converted from utf8 to the
> local charset, but on Windows, svn uses the windows API to do the
> conversion (or at least it should). Usually those errors only happen on
> Linux systems where iconv isn't installed or configured properly.
>
> So I have no idea why this happens. But it happens inside the svn
> library since TSVN doesn't write those files :)
>
>
I was already expecting that TortoiseSVN can't do anything about this. Have
you ever seen this yourself or are you only working with the English UI? It
showed up on a colleagues PC yesterday and I think I have seen this myself
when I got a property conflict, but just went over it and resolved.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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