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Re: Non ASCII characters in commit message?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-12 18:23:04 CET

On Thu, 2004-02-12 at 11:20, Olivier FOURDAN wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a quick question, whenever I try to put non pure ascii chars in a
> commit message, like characters "é", "à", "ù", I get the following error:
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Can't recode string
> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> svn: '/local/tmp/subversion/svn-commit.tmp'

What's your native locale set to? Subversion assumes that your commit
log message is written in your native locale, and then tries to convert
the log message from native->UTF8 before sending the data to the
server. So if your native locale doesn't understand those characters,
that's the problem.

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