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Re: bug: svn add accepts non-ASCII characters but svn ci crashes on them

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer_at_nic.af>
Date: 2004-07-05 06:34:23 CEST

On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 04:46:06PM +0200,
 Jonas De Vuyst <jdevuyst@gmail.com> wrote
 a message of 40 lines which said:

> The problem is that when I 'svn add' a directory (I suppose this
> will be true for files also) with non-ASCII characters in its name,
> those characters are blindly copied into .svn/entries.

I cannot reproduce your bug, neither with files, nor with
directories. The file name is converted to UTF-8 (as it should be) in

svn, version 1.0.0
   compiled Feb 24 2004, 22:41:54

> The filenames in question are encoded in iso-8859-1.

Me too.

> Alternatively perhaps the filename should as it currently happens be
> copied literally still but the XML parser should be changed to
> accept more characters.

Certainly not, it would violate the XML standard and other XML tools
would no longer to able to access the Subversion files.

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