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Re: how to?

From: William Uther <willu.mailingLists_at_cse.unsw.edu.au>
Date: 2003-05-15 05:01:04 CEST

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 08:37 PM, Sander Striker wrote:

> Btw, what you are doing is asking for trouble. You have checked out
> the working copy on platform A (*nix I presume) and are trying to
> update that very same working copy on platform B (win32). This blows
> right up when svn:eol-style is set to 'native'.

Working copies are supposed to be portable. Making working copies only
portable between identical platforms will cause confusion.

Would it be worthwhile adding a "converted style" flag to the entries
file? Then, if a working copy is moved from one platform to another,
at least svn could detect that the converted style was wrong, and
re-convert to native on 'svn up'. (in a first pass it could just bail

Will :-}

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