git conversion status update

Stephan Arts stephan at
Sat Jun 13 09:01:26 CEST 2009

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 10:03 PM, Brian J. Tarricone<bjt23 at> wrote:
> Stephan Arts wrote:
>> <snip>
>> What's the status so far?
>> What still needs to be done and when can we move to git?
> Required:
> 1.  Write/port permissions conf files to the new system.
> 2.  Permissions script testing (and probably bug fixing).
> 3.  Commit mail script done.
> 4.  Fix bad encoding of user names in /etc/httpd/conf/auth/profiles
> Optional:
> 5. New cia script for #xfce-commits.
> 1&2 are me, though help would be appreciated (see
> ~kelnos/git-perms/git-perms.d/ and ~kelnos/bin/git-commit-perms.rb on
> mocha), as I don't know how much time I'll have for this.

Sorry, my ruby is a bit rusty... (haven't written a line of ruby in 3
years), can't be of any help for you there.

> 3 is Jannis.
> 4 is anyone who has root on mocha... or if you don't have root, you can fix
> up the file and email it to me.  I'm not sure if the encoding of the file
> should be utf8 or latin1... whatever php on mocha expects.  If you want to
> try to fix the script to always use utf8, it's on mocha,
> /var/www/

something like this?


> stephan at mocha ~ $ php profile_index.php
> <html>
> <head>
> <body>
> Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mb_convert_encoding() in /home/stephan/profile_index.php on line 12

Seems php on mocha does not really support multibyte-strings...


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