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From Andreas Krey <>
Subject Re: Check-out fails with LANG=C
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:24:15 GMT
On Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:55:29 +0000, Michael Pruemm wrote:
> The difference is in the setting of the LANG environment variable.
> When set to "en_US.UTF-8", everything works as it should, but with
> LANG=C, the check-out always fails.

svn wants to convert file names in the repository to filename
on the local disk by using the locally set LANG. This is a
rather stupid idea, but that is the way it is.

If you have any non-ascii chars in the file names in the
repo, no svn client should check out that repo while
under LANG=C.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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