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Re: character encoding of file content

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:23:56 -0400

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Schroeder, Hartmut
<Hartmut.Schroeder_at_plath.de> wrote:

> I have a question concerning character encoding of file content.
> Let's say, we have two text files containing german umlauts and with
> different file encodings,  one file has a 8859-1 encoding and the other
> UTF-8. Both file are committed to Subversion (on different machines).
> On a checkout both text files shall have the local encoding (UTF-8,
> e.g.)
> Is it possible with Subversion?

Subversion does not record the encoding of files, nor does it try to
change or convert it. The only thing that Subversion does this for is
the filename. It stores all path names in UTF-8 and locally they are
determined by your filesystem and locale.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2010-08-23 16:24:37 CEST

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