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

From: Dmitry Savvateev <dsavvateev_at_mail.ru>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 12:40:03 +0300

Yes, I know that, but svn:sync-lock is a system property added by
svnsync during synchronization, to keep the target repository locked.
How do I re-encode it?

2010/3/17 Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010a_at_ryandesign.com>:
> 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 10:40:35 CET

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