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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Andreas Krey <a.krey_at_gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 17:01:00 +0200

On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:26:40 +0000, Branko ??ibej wrote:
> Since we're on the topic, would you care to explain why translating
> files to the native encoding is "a rather stupid idea"?

Because LANG isn't "the native encoding", but, for the file system
the "naive encoding".

What encoding is used in the file system is a property of the
file system or even individual directories and files, but certainly
not of the terminal session I'm using to do the checkout.

(And if you think that LANG should apply to file names on disk,
why would you think it should not do so for the file names that
come from the svn server in the checkout?)


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800
Received on 2013-07-09 17:01:36 CEST

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