[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Andreas Krey <a.krey_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 15:24:15 +0200

On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:55:29 +0000, Michael Pruemm wrote:
...
> The difference is in the setting of the LANG environment variable.
> When set to "en_US.UTF-8", everything works as it should, but with
> LANG=C, the check-out always fails.

svn wants to convert file names in the repository to filename
on the local disk by using the locally set LANG. This is a
rather stupid idea, but that is the way it is.

If you have any non-ascii chars in the file names in the
repo, no svn client should check out that repo while
under LANG=C.

Andreas

-- 
"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800
Received on 2013-07-09 15:24:54 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.