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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-09 18:19:14

Jens Seidel wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 12:40:00PM -0800, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> I can't "svn up" trunk:
> What is the revision of your working copy?


>> $ svn up
>> svn: Can't convert string from native encoding to 'UTF-8':
>> svn: ?\255K?\197?\221DO?\209
> It works for me on Linux. The error message is probably wrong. Isn't it
> possible to convert each string encoded in a special encoding into
> UTF-8?

Only if there is system support for the special encoding, I guess.

> Maybe try it in another locale if possible (LANG=C on POSIX, i.e. use a
> different default encoding such as latin1)?

Can you tell me specifically what I would need to try? I don't know how
to do what you're suggesting.

>> I'm using svn from Cygwin on a Vista machine. Anybody else seeing this?
>> What's going on?
> I know that some files created on Linux could not be extracted in
> Windows (such as aux.c, ...). But the error message is different ...
> Don't know what's going on.

Anybody else?

Eric Niebler
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