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I'm using SVN 1.7.2 binaries on my German Windows XP machine. What I need to do to make it output text in English instead of German?

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This should do the trick:

export LANG=C

It tells svn not to translate any message (english being the default). Alternatively, you can force it to english by using:

export LANG=en_US
export LC_MESSAGES=en_US
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Mike is using Windows - therefore "export" will not work. Anyway setting LANG=en_US works. – Robert Dec 19 '11 at 14:56
I assumed he used svn under Cygwin, which supports "export". – Ravachol Dec 19 '11 at 14:57
Setting LC_MESSAGES is not necessary if it was not set already; LANG is enough. – grawity Dec 19 '11 at 15:01
Using cmder on Win 7: set LANG=C – span Nov 20 '14 at 14:21

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