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Re: svn blame miscategorizing a file as binary

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-10-06 21:10:34 CEST

Archie Cobbs wrote:

> $ svn proplist -v generic-build.xml
> Properties on 'generic-build.xml':
> svn:mime-type : text/xml
This is the reason. Subversion considers XML files to be binary for the
simple reason that normal diff's won't always produce sensible patches
for XML files. They may be human-readable, but they are not strictly text.



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