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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:26:40 +0200

On 09.07.2013 15:24, Andreas Krey wrote:
> 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.

Since we're on the topic, would you care to explain why translating
files to the native encoding is "a rather stupid idea"? Would it be
better to leave files in an encoding that the rest of the OS doesn't
understand?

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Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-07-09 16:27:17 CEST

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