[cvsnt] Russian characters in CVS (character >=128)

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Wed Aug 14 14:59:34 BST 2002

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On Wed, 14 Aug 2002 13:14:40 +0200, Peter.Prokesch at wetzer.endress.com

>in one of our projects we are dealing with different versions of character sets,
>e.g. we are using kyrillic characters. An import as text files into cvs fails.
>Do we have to import these files as binary files (disadvantage: no merge possible)
>or what else can we do?
Assuming they're properly formed Unicode or UTF8 files then cvsnt will
handle this (you add with the -ku flag to enable checkout as
unicode...  utf8 is automatic, since it's transparent to the source

Recent versions of WinCVS will attempt to detect this situation and
handle it properly.


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