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Re: Evil UTF-8 Character in filename in repo causing issues on my wc

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 03:52:41 +0300

Stefan Sperling wrote on Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 01:59:18 +0200:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 04:24:46PM -0700, Geoff Hoffman wrote:
> > I have a file with some (I believe) Portuguese characters in the filename
> > that someone managed to store in the repo without any problem, and I checked
> > it out without issues, too. However, now on my working copy, it thinks that
> > file is locally new.
>
> > MacbookPro:ClearSale geoffh$ ls -la
> ^^^
>
> It's a Mac, so please see this issue:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2464
> and make sure to read the notes in this file:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/notes/unicode-composition-for-filenames
>
> Short summary:
> Do not use anything but ASCII in your filenames if you need things
> to work between Macs and other systems. The problem is that the Mac
> changes the filename in a subtle way.

IIRC things work (with the then-current state of other OS's) if the file
is added on a mac.
Received on 2011-06-15 02:53:23 CEST

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