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Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 16:10:09 -0500

On Jul 9, 2013, at 15:59, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 09.07.2013 22:53, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> What happens if you copy a working copy between filesystems that have different encodings?
>>
>> What happens if you copy a working copy from OS X or Windows (whose default filesystems already know the disk encoding) to Linux or other UNIX (whose popular filesystems don't), or vice versa?
>
> That's largely off-topic here because it has nothing to do with
> Subversion as such; the short answer is, it depends on how you're doing
> the copying, which network protocol you use, and how it's set up.
>
> For example, if you're doing this via a Samba server running on the
> Linux box, the file names will be re-encoded to whatever you configured
> Samba to use. If that's different from what your target system expects,
> you're in trouble.

I just meant that if you record inside the working copy the encoding of the filesystem you're checking out on, that might not be the same as the encoding of the filesystem you might later copy that working copy to.
Received on 2013-07-09 23:10:49 CEST

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