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Re: subversion and utf-8
2009/10/15 Lapo Luchini:
> David Rothenberger wrote:
>> % export LANG=C.UTF-8
>> % touch wc/BurgstraÃe wc/GeschÃftsfÃhrer wc/fÃr
>> % svn add wc/*
>> % svn ci -m '' wc
>> Note that the "svn add" will fail if I don't set LANG=C.UTF-8.
> As per 1.7.0-62 announcement, UTF-8 should be the default locale for
> LANG=C so LANG=C should work there as well.
Yes, it should, but unfortunately it depends on whether svn has its
own idea of what "C" means.
> But of course the "best" value to use is the language of the user + UTF,
> e.g. in my case LANG=it_IT.UTF-8, and in the case of the OP I guess
That's right. "C.UTF-8" is not (yet) available on most other systems.
Debian are only just introducing it, and it's intended as a neutral
fallback only, when the user's language isn't known.
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