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RE: Re: Antwort: Re: problem with mutated vowel in log-message-contents

From: Tony Sweeney <tsweeney_at_omnifone.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:52:09 -0000

 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Shahaf [mailto:d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name]
> Sent: 22 February 2011 09:34
> To: Johan Corveleyn
> Cc: Thomas STEININGER; Stephen Connolly; users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Re: Antwort: Re: problem with mutated vowel in
> log-message-contents
>
> Daniel Shahaf wrote on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:26:25 +0200:
> > Johan Corveleyn wrote on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 09:43:25 +0100:
> > > So, all that being said, what Daniel means is that you
> could apply
> > > something like:
> > >
> > > svn propedit --revprop -r $REV --editor-cmd 'perl -pi -e
> > > "s/\\xfc/\\xc3\\xbc/g"'
> > >
> > > to all revisions (REV) that need to be corrected (either
> a list that
> > > you make up manually, or something automated with "svn propget
> > > --revprop" combined with "sed", or something similar ...).
> >
> > By the way, please don't consider this a generic solution. It's a
> > *shortcut*, which is probably okay for , but WILL corrupt your log
> > messages if you adapt it for .
>
> ... because the latin1 byte sequence for is part of some
> UTF-8 byte sequences.

Which is why you should probably use iconv(1) or any of the APIs listed here:

http://www.unicodetools.com/

instead of dicking around with perl or sed and hard coded hand crafted single character mappings. There's potentially a lot more than just u-umlaut to worry about.

Tony.

>
> (I'm assuming that at least some log messages are already in UTF-8.)
>
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