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Re: Special chars in file/folder name (Mac)

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 13:41:47 -0500

On Oct 20, 2009, at 08:46, Mems wrote:

> I have a problem with all svn clients (command line, SvnX, Versions,
> Cornerstone ...) on Mac
>
> When I checkout a repository contains a char like "é" or "è" (in
> french)
> in file or folder name.
> I check status :
> Mems$ svn status
> ? Développements
> ! Développements
> ? Livraison/utils/Caractères de toutes les langues.txt
> ! Livraison/utils/Caractères de toutes les langues.txt
>
>
> Status detect the folder "Développements" and the file "Caractères
> de
> toutes les langues.txt" deleted and replace by a new one (exactly the
> same, no text or binary modification)
>
> It strange, because I have other files/folder but with only asian
> chars
> like "iragana-さたな-katakana-タツヒ-kanji-冊了守" and and
> no problem.
>
> I don't found any info on internet, only one french thread (but dated
> from 2007):
> http://www.clubic.com/forum/os-alternatifs/mac-os/svn-sur-mac-id224548-page1.html
>
> I check it on :
> Mac 10.6.1 : KO
> original svn, version 1.6.2 (r37639)
> updated svn, version 1.6.5 (r38866)
> Windows XP SP3 : OK
> svn, version 1.6.4 (r38063)
>
>
> It's a Mac french only bug ?

You are encountering this issue:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2464

If your Subversion on Mac OS X is compiled from MacPorts, you can use
the +unicode_path variant to work around this issue. The solution
implemented there is a hack, however, and may have other side-effects.

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