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

From: Sven <sven.koehler_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 19:29:57 +0300

Am 16.05.2014 19:21, schrieb Stefan Küng:
> On 16.05.2014 18:17, Sven wrote:
>> Am 16.05.2014 18:57, schrieb Stefan Küng:
>>> if you get "Skipped 'c:\path_with_hebrew_letters\somefile.txt'" and the
>>> chars you see there are the correct ones, then that implies that svn.exe
>>> is unicode aware.
>>
>> Oh, I just thought of a very nice test. As you may know, on Windows,
>> file patterns are not expanded by the shell but by the programs
>> themselves. I just tried
>> svn up abc*
>> where the foldername was "abc<hebrew letters>" and svn failed again.
>> Here, the shell definitely isn't the issue.
>
> command line tools usually don't do the expanding themselves but use
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8bch7bkk.aspx
> instead - svn.exe and all the svn command line tools use this.

You are correct. The point entirely was that the expansion isn't done by
the shell. So the shell is excluded as a potential source for the problem.

Of course, you also know that after linking, setargv.obj becomes part of
the applications binary.

Kind Regards,
Sven

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