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Re: [Error conversion UTF-8]

From: Paul Koning <Paul_Koning_at_dell.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 15:13:14 -0400

>>>>> "Shrinivasan" == Shrinivasan T <Shrinivasan> writes:

 Shrinivasan> Hi paul,
>> The solution to this is to normalize all Unicode strings.  If you
>> ever need to compare strings, you have to normalize first; if you
>> don't then it will not work.  I'm pretty sure Subversion didn't do
>> this; I don't know if it does now.

 Shrinivasan> How to normalize the unicode strings in filenames in
 Shrinivasan> freeBSD?

I don't know.

Part of the issue is that the software has to do it, not the user.
The reason is that the terminal I/O machinery may pick one encoding,
while the file system may pick a different one. Or one client OS may
do it one way while another OS does it a different way. In either
case, the svn client and server have to do the normalizing.

      paul

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