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From: Engebakken Geir <geir.engebakken_at_edb.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 01:17:39 +0100

I have this error that I have searched the net for,and found a lot of incidents similar, but I cannot find a way to resolve this. The error is well known, I think :

svnsync: Cannot accept 'svn:ignore' property because it is not encoded in UTF-8

The error looks straightforward, something fishy about the svn:ignore property possibly from a pre-1.6.x commit where the check for UTF-8 was not that strict.

In the db/transactions dir the dead transaction is saved as 54270-xxxx, so I supposed the revision with wrong svn:ignore was 54270, but svn info on the synced repository says 54271 is the latest revision.

I have tried to find the offending sn:ignore in the source repository, but svnproget doesn't list any svn:ignore for those revisions. This is how I run the svn proget.

[root_at_alp-edbbfsvn db]# svn pg --revprop 'svn:ignore' -r 54270 file:///source/java
[root_at_alp-edbbfsvn db]#

Nothing is returned, and the same for revision 54271.

Could anyone explain what I do wrong here?

( I also noticed something special about this revision 54270 (and 54271) they both lacked svn:log, although that is compulsory in our repository, enforced by a pre-commit, but that could have been manipulated by an admin though)

Any pointers would be helpful!


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