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Re: Problems Encoding

From: Mathias Weinert <Mathias.Weinert_at_hyposystems.de>
Date: 2006-06-09 15:42:34 CEST

Eric Lemes wrote:
> On 6/9/06, Samuel Langlois <slanglois@ilog.fr> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have the same thing in French localization:
> C:\>svn --version
> svn, version 1.3.2 (r19776)
> compil?\195?\169 May 26 2006, 13:10:00
>
> It seems svn spits UTF-8, which the basic Windows Command Prompt cannot
handle.
> Setting the LANG environment variable to en_US switches to English
messages, which is an acceptable workaround for me.
>
> Well.. I think he doesn't spit UTF-8. I'm trapping the stdout with a C#
app, and reading the input with utf-8 encoding for svn --xml, I got all
chars okay. Trapping svnlook stdout I got scrambled chars.
>
> I think svn command line tools uses Windows Regional settings for his
localization and he spits chars in the "codepage" configured in Regional
Settings "Advanced" Tab (in the "select a language for non-unicode
programs). My problem is that when I set this to "Brazilian Portuguese",
svn tools spit good chars in windows console, but I can't trap the stdout
from my C# app in UTF8 or Default (ANSI Encoding, iso-8859-1 I think).
>
> The LANG=en_US didn't affected anything.
>
> I did a test with a common text-file, saved as ANSI with weird chars:
"". In a HEX editor, these to chars goes as E7 and E3.
>
> With a svnlook > textfile.txt (as ANSI too), I got 87 and C6 for the
same chars.
>
> Seeing the output of the UTF-8 file (parsed from svn --xml), I got two
bytes for every weird char: "" = C3 A7, "" = C3 A3.
>
>
> Thanks anyway,

Just set the APR_ICON_PATH environment variable to the iconv
path of your subversion installation and it should work.

Mathias

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