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Re: Accent in file names, some new tests

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-28 23:48:57 CEST

Please keep this on the users@ list. Hopefully someone who knows more
about win32 can respond to you.

On Sep 28, 2004, at 4:41 PM, Loc Joly wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> 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.
> It is not exactly mine, I downloaded it already compiled, and thus I
> probably share it with many other users ;)
>> 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've got this variable set (automatically by the installation program)
> to : APR_ICONV_PATH=C:\Program Files\Subversion\iconv
> This is a folder that exists on my computer, and it contains many .so
> files that correspond to different encodings. Is it possible that the
> space in this variable could be a problem ?
>> I promise you, the commandline client handles locales and encodings
>> just fine. Please don't file a bug. :-)
> I'm eager to see it working, and I will not submit any bug before all
> other ways have been explored. Maybe at the end, if this is a
> configuration problem, I might submit a bug to the installation
> software :-)
> If there is anything I can do to help people understand my problem,
> please tell me. For instance, is there a way to know which .so file
> the client is trying to open, and what should it see in it ? A kind of
> verbose mode.
> Regards,
> --
> Loc

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