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RE: "Can't recode string" again...

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: 2006-01-06 20:40:34 CET

>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Koning <pkoning@equallogic.com> writes:

>>>>> "Gunter" == Gunter Ohrner <G.Ohrner@post.rwth-aachen.de> writes:
 Gunter> Hunkel, Manfred wrote:
>>> I don't think this is "server" related the way you see it. I'd
>>> assume you'll get this message when you run any of the svn*
>>> utilities server-side?

 Gunter> Ok, this statement caused my to try to run the *server*
 Gunter> process in a locale different from C - and guess what, it
 Gunter> worked. ...

 Gunter> Maybe for some this is logically, for me it wasn't.

 Paul> Not for me either. Subversion should obey the CLIENT locale
 Paul> settings, and the server locale should be entirely irrelevant.
 Paul> It has to be that way, because not all clients will have the
 Paul> same locale, so it cannot possibly be correct for the server
 Paul> locale to be relevant.

... with one exception, of course: if you run any client type apps at
the server (in hook scripts) then those naturally would depend on some
locale. That's actually somewhat ugly. Ideally the hook script would
inherit the locale setting of the client whose request triggers the
hook. Enhancement?


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