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Re: Valid UTF-8 data ... followed by invalid UTF-8 sequence

From: Steve Whitson <steven.whitson_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:14:28 -0500

On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 11:29 PM, Ryan Schmidt <
subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:

> On Aug 18, 2008, at 15:22, Steve Whitson wrote:
> I just built this installation of subversion 1.5.1 on linux. The sever is
>> apache 2.0.55. I created the repository on the linux server, setup the
>> correct apache config for this area and restarted the server.
>> Every time I do a commit I get a "Valid UTF-8 ... followed by invalid
>> UTF-8 sequence". Although, the commit is successful anyway. Might this
>> have to do with the comment sent?
>> I've tried the built svn commad line, and tortoise (vesion 1.5.0), and
>> both report the same error. All I'm trying to do is create the initial
>> branches, tags and trunk folders (in this test configuration).
>> This is totally english, no other locals are involved.
>> Any ideas?
>> I did these same steps on solaris and didn't run into these problems.
>> Apache 2.2 is serving things just fine there.
> The error message should be showing you what sequence of bytes wasn't
> considered to be valid UTF-8. What's that sequence of bytes -- what's the
> complete error message?
> The full text of the command line error is:
  Adding trunk/test02
  svn: Commit failed (details follow):
  svn: Valid UTF-8 data
  (hex: 30)
  followed by invalid UTF-8 sequence
  (hex: a4 01)

I get the exact same errors (hex) from Tortoise when adding another folder.

Received on 2008-08-19 15:15:17 CEST

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