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Re: svnadmin LC_CTYPE complains and hotcopy failure

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 15:01:58 +0200

On 2008-06-23 07:49:22 +0000, Jean-Christophe MICHEL wrote:
> Unfortunately, it seems to say that with a Linux server and MacosX
> clients I'll have many problems. Till now it was working well,
> except my backup scheme using hotcopy that fails on some revs.
> Should I change the locale settings to tell svnadmin to use the same
> encoding as the MacosX (that created the files) before using hotcopy ?
> And what locale should be used for this ?
> Here on macosx, LANG="fr_FR.UTF-8".

I don't understand the question. You should run svnadmin on the server,
and the clients don't create files in the repository (unless you use
the 'file' scheme).

If you get an error like 'impossible to set LC_CTYPE', this probably
means that you locale settings are incorrect. Try with LC_ALL=C (or
LC_ALL=POSIX). The "...: Success" error is probably a bug. You can
try "svnadmin verify" first, in case something has gone wrong in your

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