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  Making the Jump to Subversion
Subject:   Can't import to svn
Date:   2004-08-27 14:08:39
From:   jaw6
It gets part-way through and quits with:


svn: Can't recode string


A little googling suggests this is a file-naming issue/region/locale issue, but I'm not using non-ASCII characters (that I know of).

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  • Can't import to svn
    2004-09-28 11:53:07  christian_u [View]

    I'm having the same problem (subversion 1.1RC4 from metissian.com) on OS X 10.3.5.
    The error occurs when trying to import files with japanese glyphs in their filenames. One has to tweak the locale environment variable, but where do I do this in OS X ? Any hints appreciated, thanks.
    • Can't import to svn
      2005-06-24 07:52:29  mizumitai [View]

      I added this to my .bash_profile in Mac OS X 10.3.9:

      export LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8"
      export LANG="en_US.UTF-8"