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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 16:34:38 +0200

On 2010-08-11 16:20:38 +0200, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> 2010/8/11 Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net>
> > 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.
> >
> Just curious - why should a user do that (on purpose) in the first
> place, if he has to deal with filenames which are UTF-8 encoded?

The user may need to do that (terminal limitations, remote
connection...), while he (the user) does *not* deal with
filenames with non-ASCII characters (such as in "svn up").

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Received on 2010-08-11 16:35:16 CEST

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