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Re: Accent in file names, some new tests

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-28 23:19:37 CEST

On Sep 28, 2004, at 3:08 PM, Loc Joly wrote:

> Hello everybody,
>
> Since I did not receive any answer to my previous post, I made some
> other tests. It finally appears that even if the command line client
> (I'm on windows XP) has some problems to cope with accents in folder
> names (see error message below), if I use the tortoiseSvn client, I
> can access the repository normally. So I guess this is a bug in the
> command line client, and I will submit a bug report, unless someone
> has another idea.
>
> For reference, here is the error message :
>
>> ... was followed by non-ascii byte 195.
>>
>> Non-ascii character detected (see above), and unable to convert
>> to/from UTF-8
>>

This means that *your* commandline client has a bug. Namely, it can't
find the APR ICONV libraries to deal with different language encodings.
  Try setting your APR_ICONV_PATH environment variable correctly.

I promise you, the commandline client handles locales and encodings
just fine. Please don't file a bug. :-)

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