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Re: Cannot accept 'svn:sync-lock' property because it is not encoded in UTF-8

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 01:26:52 -0500

On Mar 17, 2010, at 00:08, Dmitry Savvateev wrote:

> I've ran into the following problem with svnsync on Windows Vista.
> I'm trying to mirror a repository from my flash drive to the local
> disk, and keep getting the following message:
>
> svnsync: Cannot accept 'svn:sync-lock' property because it is not
> encoded in UTF-8
>
> What's wrong here? I've been doing the same thing many times before,
> on Windows and Linux, and never seen anything like this.

Subversion requires properties to be UTF-8. This wasn't enforced before, but now is, as of Subversion 1.6.something, I think. If you have non-UTF-8 properties on old revisions, you have to re-encode them to UTF-8 manually.
Received on 2010-03-17 07:27:31 CET

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