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Re: character encoding on import

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-05-04 14:28:53 CEST

On May 4, 2006, at 08:23, Jamie wrote:

> I'm trying to import a project for the first time into subversion,
> the project is 2.5gb and has thousands of files. Some of the file
> names in the project contain non utf-8 characters. I'm getting
> errors when I try to import such as the following:
> svn: Valid UTF-8 data
> (hex: 72 6f 6d 61 6e 20 26 20 6a)
> followed by invalid UTF-8 sequence
> (hex: 9a 72 6e 20)
> The system is RHEL 4, is there any way to either, convert all
> filenames to valid utf-8, or make subversion import without errors?
> Its taking a very long time to figure out where the invalid
> filenames are as its taking a long time to import such a large
> amount of data only to have an error crop up and then have to start
> all over again once its been fixed.

As far as I know, all you need to do is set the LANG environment
variable to the correct value. See the directory listing of /usr/
share/locale on your system for the possible values you can assign to
this variable.

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