Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
New issue 888 by ted.dunning: LANGUAGE setting can confuse post-review due
to assumption of English output from svn.
What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. export LANGUAGE=zh_CN:zh
2. export LC_ALL=zh_CN.utf-8
3. run svn info to observe messages in chinese
4. run post-review
5. svn output not parsed correctly due to localization of svn.
What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
Expect to see normal function. Instead see a stack trace that indicates
that post-review is unable to determine the SCM settings.
What operating system are you using? What browser?
Chinese capable cygwin installation or linux.
Please provide any additional information below.
I think that it should be possible to have post-review set the correct
locale variables to en_US internally so that it gets the right output from
Note that it can be kind of difficult to get a non-chinese machine to
produce the problematic messages from svn. Don't mark this as NOTABUG
unless you succeed at getting non-English messages out of svn. Changing
LANG and LC_ALL on a chinese machine sufficed to make the messages change
and the problem go away, however, so I am pretty sure that this is the
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