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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:01:44 +0200

On 09.07.2013 22:50, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> 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.

I do. It's another feature to support, another set of interactions to
worry about, and another source of ambiguities in bug reports.

And all that, I'll stress again, for no good reason.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-07-09 23:02:18 CEST

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