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Tell Mercurial to use UTF-8 encoding #6

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tstgruby opened this Issue Jan 31, 2013 · 0 comments

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If not given explicitly Mercurial tries to detect the currently used encoding.

E.g. when LC_CTYPE=C Mercurial properly rejects text containing characters not part of 7-bit ASCII.

Mercurial has a global --encoding option, but using that with hg 2.0 did not work for me.

The best bet is to set the HGENCODING environment variable to utf8 when executing mercurial.

@jgm jgm closed this in 83b2754 Feb 1, 2013

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