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Re: Can't recode string (locale problem ?)

From: Dimitri Papadopoulos-Orfanos <papadopo_at_shfj.cea.fr>
Date: 2004-06-22 12:24:56 CEST


>>> And now we come to the silliest (but most relevant) question: How did
>>> you get APR (that Subversion uses) onto your system? Did you compile it
>>> yourself? Is is linked with an iconv library? Because if it's not, then
>>> Subversion won't be able to use anything but plain ASCII file names, or
>>> those that are already in UTF-8...
>> [...]
> It's the right way to check, but I mislead you a bit -- you should be
> looking at apr-util, not apr. Sorry about that.

Since this system has been updated automatically by urpmi, I expect
apr-util to be installed and have the same version as to apr.

> Of course, the iconv API might actually be available in libc.so -- it is
> on my Debian box -- and wouldn't be visible as a separate library. Try
> "nm /lib/tls/libc.so.6 | grep iconv", or use "readelf -sD" instead of
> "nm" if the latter doesn't work..

I think iconv has been integrated to the GNU C library a long time ago:

Maybe some errors have been introduced in Mandrake's apr package, maybe
even subversion or one of its dependencies.

To clear things up:

* I understand apr and apr-util have been installed as RPM's. Are these
the official RPMs from Mandrake?

* I understand subversion has been installed as an RPM from:
Is that correct?

* Have you tried updating all the Mandrake packages? Maybe there's a bug
in some depedency such as the GNU C library / iconv implementation.

Finally, when was this reposiroty created? With which version of Subversion?


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