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Re: umlaute in filename

From: <thomas_at_randspringer.de>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:52:02 +0200 (CEST)

Thank you. A new checkout solved the problem.
 
Thomas

 

Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> hat am 30. Mai 2012 um 11:08 geschrieben:

> "thomas_at_randspringer.de" <thomas_at_randspringer.de> writes:
>
> > I'm a subversion client on linux.
> > Recently I encounter errors like this:
> >
> > svn update
> > svn: Error converting entry in directory 'Fein/AP11_Faktura_Sonderaufgaben' to UTF-8
> > svn: Valid UTF-8 data
> > (hex: 20 53 50 52 49 4e 54 20 20 53 53 54 20 31 31 31 20 2d 20 20 47 72 6f)
> > followed by invalid UTF-8 sequence
> > (hex: df 6b 75 6e)
> >
> > Actually the error message is in German because my locale is usually set to de_DE.UTF-8.
> > For this English mailing list I set it to en_US.utf8.
> >
> > The problem is that the other German windows users checked in files with German umlaute in filenames.
> >
> > How can I solve this problem? I have to mention that all contents od our sources are encoded in utf-8. This is
> > the reason why I set LANG to de_DE.UTF-8.
> >
> > Unfortunately I do not know in which encoding filenames under windows are written and how to change it.
>
> I don't think that is a Windows problem. The hex looks like ISO-8859-1:
> " SPRINT SST 111 - Gro├čkun" so it appears that you have done a checkout
> or update in a non-UTF-8 locale (perhaps de_DE?) and created the
> non-UTF-8 path on disk. Then you have switched to a UTF-8 locale and
> tried to continue using the working copy.
>
> One solution is to checkout a new working copy in the UTF-8 locale.
> Another is to go back to the non-UTF-8 locale. It may be possible to
> convert the existing working copy to UTF-8 by removing the non-ascii
> paths and using update/revert to recreate them in UTF-8.
>
> --
> Philip
Received on 2012-05-30 14:52:34 CEST

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