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Re: Win32 build locale broken

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-09-08 16:35:11 CEST

On Sep 8, 2006, at 06:22, Yongwei Wu wrote:

> I am shocked to find that svn outputs this on Chinese version of
> Windows:
>
> ?\232?\175?\183?\228?\189?\191?\231?\148?\168?\226?\128?\156svn
> help?\226?\128?\
> 157?\228?\187?\165?\229?\190?\151?\229?\136?\176?\231?\148?\168?
> \230?\179?\149?\
> 229?\146?\140?\229?\184?\174?\229?\138?\169?\227?\128?\130
>
> Of course, it is not very difficult to find out what this is. Which a
> program to convert ?\232 to char(232), I finally got:
>
> C:\TEMP>svn 2>&1 | myconvert | iconv -f utf-8 -t gbk
> 请使用"svn help"以得到用法和帮助。
>
> It really surprised me this is the default behaviour of svn on
> Windows. To reproduce the problem on your PC, use something like "set
> LANG=zh_CN".
>
> The version I downloaded is the Win32 build 1.3.2 by Branko, with URL:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/files/documents/15/32473/svn-
> win32-1.3.2.zip

I believe you need to set the APR_ICONV_PATH variable to the iconv
folder of the Subversion installation. See this discussion:

http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2006-09/0025.shtml

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