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Re: svn:ignore functionality.

From: Mark Benedetto King <bking_at_answerfriend.com>
Date: 2001-10-22 17:21:44 CEST

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 09:56:11AM -0500, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> I'm applying Mark Benedetto King's svn:ignore patch, and I've run into
> a technical concern, not so much with the spirit of the patch, but
> with our whole "newline-separation" discussion. It occurs to me that
> we don't plan to do newline substitution on node properties in
> Subversion, so I was wondering what kinds of problems a Unix user
> might incur if an svn:ignore property was added on a Windows box
> (using a Windows-y text file as its source).

I'm similarly concerned.

> Perhaps this is no problem at all...my brain isn't awake yet, so I
> can't recall if "\n" is portable or not.

It isn't, really, but I suspect that the old .svnignore functionality
was equally broken; it used svn_io_read_length_line(), which only
looked for '\n'.


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