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Re: svn: Can't recode string

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-24 03:58:00 CEST

On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 18:50, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> My vendor branch contains some files with a character in the name that
> under Windows looks like "...". When attempting to check out the tree on
> Linux, I get "Can't recode string", which apparently means the character
> can't be converted from its internal-to-svn Unicode format to whatever the
> current Linux encoding is. What's the "correct" solution for this?

Filenames are stored as UTF8 in the repository. The correct solution is
to figure out a Linux locale capable of representing this particular
filename, and then set that locale.

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