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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 22:50:45 +0200

On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 10:27:29PM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
> In any case, as I said before, Unix filesystems do not standardize a
> file name encoding. One has to assume that the locale is set correctly,
> or be incompatible with all other applications running on the system.
> This is not a new problem, it has existed since the first time someone
> tried to use a non-ASCII encoding on a Unix system.

But that doesn't mean that we couldn't supply a configuration
based approach for specifying the encoding to use, for those
users who'd really want that. As long as any such feature leaves
the existing default behaviour alone, I don't see an issue.

Now, I still wonder why anyone would want to mix and match encodings
on their filesystems. But this isn't the first time this issue has
been brought up, so it seems to be important to some of our users.
Received on 2013-07-09 22:51:19 CEST

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