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@@ -646,6 +646,12 @@ svn.brokenSymlinkWorkaround::
revision fetched. If unset, 'git svn' assumes this option to
be "true".
+ This instructs git svn to recode pathnames to a given encoding.
+ It can be used by windows users and by those who work in non-utf8
+ locales to avoid corrupted file names with non-ASCII characters.
+ Valid encodings are the ones supported by Perl's Encode module.
Since the noMetadata, rewriteRoot, rewriteUUID, useSvnsyncProps and useSvmProps
options all affect the metadata generated and used by 'git svn'; they
*must* be set in the configuration file before any history is imported