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Re: svn: Can't recode string

From: Lukas Ruf <ruf_at_rawip.org>
Date: 2004-11-18 18:01:04 CET

> Reinhard Brandstädter <reinhard.brandstaedter@ams-engineering.com>
> [2004-11-18 17:55]:
> Hi,
> I'm using the latest subversion server on Linux (1.1.1 via Apache
> WebDAV) and either the latest Tortoise Client on Windows and the svn
> commands on the same machine that hosts the repository. When I
> tried to checkout a working copy on the server machine itself i get
> a error message: svn: Can't recode string while checking out on
> windows still works. I think this happens because the linux svn
> client tries to checkout a file wich contains a german Umlaut, so
> how can one avoid this behavior (while still using Umlauts)?

do you make use of Debian?

if so, run

    dpkg-reconfigure locales

and select English or any character set as appropriate. I selected
English because I like the English remarks better than the German
ones, but created the German character sets as well. Since then, I do
not run into such troubles anymore.



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