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Re: svn checkout - special characters in file name are not encoding properly

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 12:35:59 +0200

On 2010-08-11 11:11:25 +0200, Paul Ebermann wrote:
> The thing is, users are using other tools than SVN to work with the
> files, too.
> So if I look at my directory with a file manager, I want my
> filenames to be readable (and renameable). The idea is that usually
> the user uses for one working copy always the same locale for all
> tools, so all filenames look same.

Yes, and this is another reason why the solution chosen by Subversion
doesn't work well. For instance, GNOME always uses UTF-8 for filename
encoding. So, if the user uses ISO-8859-* locales (for shell sessions),
one gets inconsistencies.

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Received on 2010-08-11 12:36:39 CEST

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