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Re: Svn import error

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-09-01 15:55:31 CEST

On Sep 1, 2005, at 7:06 AM, Gale, David wrote:

> On trying to import a directory into a new repository using svn 1.2.3,
> several directories are listed as being added, and then I get the
> following:
> svn: Safe data ']' was followed by non-ASCII byte 127: unable to
> convert
> to/from UTF-8
> Is there any way to determine which file is triggering this error?
> Any
> way to get around it, other than deleting the file?

It looks like you're trying to import filename which contains a ']'
character followed by ASCII 127 (backspace). The subversion
repository converts all filenames to UTF-8, and backspace is an
illegal character. As the error says, it cannot convert the string
to UTF-8.

The answer is to rename the file. It's probably inside the last
directory printed by the import command.

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