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Re: svn: Can't convert string from native encoding to 'UTF-8'

From: J. Bakshi <joydeep_at_infoservices.in>
Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2009 12:00:51 +0530

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
> On Oct 9, 2009, at 00:22, J. Bakshi wrote:
>
>> J. Bakshi wrote:
>>>
>>
>>> I ahve found a problem in a new svn repo. When I did commit it reports
>>>
>>> ````````````````````````````
>>> Sending typo3conf/localconf.php
>>> Transmitting file data .
>>> Committed revision 11.
>>>
>>> Warning: post-commit hook failed (exit code 1) with output:
>>> svn: Can't convert string from native encoding to 'UTF-8':
>>> svn: ?\195?\160.wav
>>> `````````````````````````````````````
>>>
>>> where the locale of my system ( suse 11) shows
>>>
>>> ```````````````````````
>>> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>>> LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8
>>> LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_TIME="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_COLLATE="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_MONETARY="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_MESSAGES=
>>> LC_PAPER="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_NAME="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_ADDRESS="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_TELEPHONE="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_MEASUREMENT="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_IDENTIFICATION="en_US.UTF-8"
>>> LC_ALL=
>>> ````````````````````````````````````
>>>
>>> any clue ?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Still suffering with this problem.
>> Is there any server-side fix of this problem ?
>> kindly enlighten me.
>
> The locale variables you showed are on your client? I don't think that
> wouldn't be relevant; it's the post-commit hook that's failing, so
> it's the post-commit hook that needs the locale variables set properly
> within it. (Remember that hook scripts run with an empty environment.)
> What is the contents of your post-commit hook script?
>
>
>
>

Hello Ryan,

Thanks for your kind response. Yes the locales are from my client PC.
Here is my post-commit script running on the server.

````````````````````````````
#! /bin/bash

/usr/bin/svn up /srv/www/htdocs/testhook
`````````````````````````````````````````````

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