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Re: Annotate filtering

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-03-10 20:57:51 CET

Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> If by clever you mean "egregious hack", I can.

Strangely enough, this is slightly better than my initial suggestion,
which was to strip the trailing whitespace on the fly while converting
from Perforce to Subversion. It was quickly pointed out that this would
have the slight side effect of changing the historical content of the

Your method has the unfortunate side effect that any changes committed
to multiple files at the same revision will no longer be associated with
the same rev in Subversion.

I beginning to think that making 'svn diff' support the GNU 'diff -w'
option and then have 'svn blame' use the same code is the only way this
would ever be practical.

John, not volunteering either...

John Peacock
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