[cvsnt] Re: Filename mapping problem

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Oct 14 17:49:02 BST 2005

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Torsten Martinsen wrote:

>   -> Server codepage is ANSI_X3.4-1968

erk. 7-bit ASCII :(

>   -> Client codepage is CP1252
> So I tried forcing the codepage on the server by putting this in inetd.conf:
> 	cvspserver      stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/bin/env env LANG=en_US.ISO8859-1 /usr/local/bin/cvs        pserver
> (and restarting inetd). Unfortunately, CVS still says that the server codepages is ANSI_X3.4-1968. Disabling codepage translation with -O appears to work, but I would like not to have to specify -O.

In /etc/cvsnt/PServer put:


Personally I prefer en_US.UTF-8 but if you're not running obscure 
character sets (like I do) then ISO8859-1 is fine (ISO8859-15 is better 
if you're storing things with euro symbols).


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