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Opened 18 years ago

Closed 18 years ago

Last modified 17 years ago

#513 closed defect (fixed)

broken national characters while viewing the changeset

Reported by: tiger@… Owned by: Jonas Borgström
Priority: highest Milestone: 0.8
Component: version control/changeset view Version: devel
Severity: critical Keywords:
Cc: tiger@… Branch:
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We're running subversion repository server on linux (system's LANG=ru_RU.KOI8-R), while clients are on windows (codepage windows-1251). Almost all sources in the repository contains characters in windows-1251 codepage. Trac's repository browser shows sources in UTF-8 where national chars are broken (e.g. - unreadable)… Seems it assumes that if the server's LANG is KOI8-R then sources are also KOI8-R and converts sources to UTF-8 from KOI8-R. This is wrong. Is there a hack exists to tell Trac the encoding of the sources to be converted to UTF-8 from?

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comment:1 by daniel, 18 years ago

Milestone: 0.8
Priority: normalhighest
Severity: normalcritical

comment:2 by daniel+trac@…, 18 years ago

My guess is that Trac should honour the svn:mime-type property and its charset parameter, which is how Subversion keeps track of charsets. Eg.:

svn propset svn:mime-type 'text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1' README

or in the above case,

svn propset svn:mime-type 'text/plain; charset=windows-1251' whatever

Trac should probably convert from that given charset to UTF-8 before displaying it to the browser. Currently, Trac seems to completely ignore the charset specified there, and always assume UTF-8.

comment:3 by Jonas Borgström, 18 years ago

Status: newassigned

Trac currently assumes the charset is utf-8 if it isn't iso-8859-1. Honoring charsets specified in the mime-type property is probably the way to go.

comment:4 by Jonas Borgström, 18 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed in [801]. The new "default_charset" trac.ini option can be used to specify default charset, see TracIni.

comment:5 by tiger@…, 18 years ago

Cc: tiger@… added
Component: browserchangeset view
Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened
Summary: broken national characters while viewing the sourcesbroken national characters while viewing the changeset
Version: 0.7.1devel

Changeset [801] closes the problem in the browser, but the same problem happily exists in the changeset viewer.

comment:6 by Jonas Borgström, 18 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: reopenedclosed

Changeset.py now uses the same charset guessing behavoir as File.py.

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