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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-10 09:08:48

Martin Wille wrote:
> [this message is about the release branch, but it likely applies to the
> trunk as well]

The problem is already fixed in the trunk, so those fixes will migrate
to the release branch once filesystem gets merged into the release branch.

> in boost/status/ there are files with strange names. I suspect these
> have been created by some test belonging to Boost.Filesystem.
> I further suspect that these tests assume a certain character encoding.
> The problem is that the subversion client looks at these filenames and
> produces error messages like
> svn: Can't convert string from native encoding to 'UTF-8':
> svn: fstream_test_?\226?\158?\128

> This directory is used for maintaining test-related stuff, e.g. the list
> of expected failures. IMO, the same directory shouldn't be a target for
> automatically generated files which do not contain anything meaningful.
> Please, could these files and directories (in order of preference):
> 1. be created elsewhere and

Any suggestions? I'd like to avoid entangling the test code with the
details of the regression testing system.

> 2. be deleted automatically after tests, or

That's already been done. See revision 39365, September 18, 2007

> 3. be added to the svn:ignore property of the directory?

Not sure that is necessary, but feel free to submit a patch.



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