# Re: command line client has problems with paths with hebrew characters

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 13:14:51 +0100

On 16 May 2014 11:57, Sven <sven.koehler_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Today, I tried to use the SVN command line client from within TexStudio.
> TexStudio invoked svn.exe with the following parameters:
>
> svn.exe up --non-interactive c:\path_with_hebrew_letters\somefile.txt
>
> The result was:
>
> Skipped 'c:\path_with_hebrew_letters\somefile.txt'
> Summary of conflicts:
> Skipped paths: 1
>
> As you can imagine, that's not very satisfying.
> I then investigated. I opened a command prompt (cmd.exe, which is
> unicode aware), and then tried the same command as TexStudio executed.
> The result was the same (skipped path ...). As a workaround, I can "cd"
> into the directory, and then use the command "svn up somefile.txt".
> Another workaround is to renaming the folder with the hebrew characters.
>
> My conclusion is that the svn command line client that ships with
> tortoise SVN does not properly (if at all) support windows'
> unicode-based path names.
>
> I should mention that I was using Tortoise SVN 1.8.7.

Hi Sven,

Although the svn.exe you used was bundled with TSVN, the code for it
comes from the core subversion project so you would need to report the
issue on users at subersion.apache.org

I'm assuming you don't see this issue with the TSVN GUI tools.

Simon

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