Bug 609077 - git-svn cannot deal with charset or encoding of svn log.
Summary: git-svn cannot deal with charset or encoding of svn log.
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Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: git   
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Version: el5
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Chris Wright
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-06-29 11:34 UTC by Kirby Zhou
Modified: 2016-06-24 10:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-06-24 10:27:53 UTC
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Description Kirby Zhou 2010-06-29 11:34:29 UTC
Description of problem:

git-svn cannot deal with charset or encoding of svn log.

Svn always store log message in utf-8 format, bug git-svn do not convert it into current locale.

For example, I do 'git-svn clone ...' with LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.gbk, then do 'git-svn log' to watch the log'. What can I see, just a lot of unreadable codes.

I have tested git-, it can convert log into gbk with LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.gbk while cloning, it sounds much better than But If I swith to LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.utf-8 sometime later, 'git-svn log' still returns gbk encoded text, it is illformed.

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Comment 1 pstodulk 2016-06-24 10:27:53 UTC
I close this old bug because nobody have time for fixing for many years and epel-5 is nearly in the end of life.

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