[cvsnt] Re: Changing server to Unicode

Clovis Garcia clovis at phoebus.com.br
Sat Mar 11 19:11:22 GMT 2006

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On 11/3/2006 16:05, Tony Hoyle wrote:
> Clovis Garcia wrote:
>> I have files and directories with accents and I´m with doubts about 
>> the process. I´ve tried to move my module from my CVSNT server 
>> (without Unicode option set) to a new one with this option enabled. At 
>> first it had worked without any problems but when I inspected the 
>> graph (I´m using WinCVS) I noted that all accent characters in my 
>> comments were missing. Not just that, the 'Filename' at the Log too. 
>> See the example below:
> WinCVS is not unicode aware and does not ship with a client capable of 
> handling non-ASCII filenames, so you can't use that without upgrading 
> its client at least.
> There are rumours of a unicode aware tortoise but I don't know how far 
> that has gone.
> Tony

Why the problem just occur when copying the old repository? When I´m 
using a fresh one, created already at the Unicode CVSNT there´s no 
problem at all (just the modules2 that I mentioned before).


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