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Re: svn: Can't recode string

From: Morten Brix Pedersen <morten_at_mbrix.dk>
Date: 2004-04-13 03:51:38 CEST


Den 13/4-2004, kl. 2:33, skrev Michael Andreen:

> On Tuesday 13 April 2004 01.43, Morten Brix Pedersen wrote:
>> I am having a problem where svn can't check out a directory:
>> mbp[komma]:~/tmp$ svn checkout file:///var/svn/mbphome/docs
>> A docs/personligt
>> svn: Can't recode string
>> The problem seems to be a file called `udsættelse 1.sxw'. Apparently
>> it
>> is the non-ASCII character that is causing trouble.
>> I am suspecting this has something to do with the fact that the
>> filename
>> is in UTF-8. Because after switching to a UTF-8 locale, I can do the
>> check out just fine.
>> Is this a known issue? What can I do?
> It's a known issue, I had the same problem with some swedish
> characters. All
> the filenames are stored as unicode in the repository and when you
> check out
> the files the locale you are running need to have support for all the
> characters in the file name.
> Setting LC_CTYPE to da_DK should be enough for you, if you don't want
> to run
> UTF-8.

Thank you. This solution works for me on my Linux client, but the same
problem occurs on Mac OS X (Panther). What solution can be applied

  - Morten.

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