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Re: Special characters in svn messages are not displayed correctly

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 11:30:15 +0200

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 09:38, Lübbe Onken
<luebbe.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I don't use the German language pack myself, so I've never seen this.

Stefan

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