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Re: Forcing svn:eol-style=native on files with "binary" mime types?

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-09-22 10:41:18 CEST

Andreas Keil wrote:

>That's why I proposed to remove this connection and to introduce a new value
>for the svn:eol-style property which would tell SVN to stick with the
>original eol markers.
Heh. You do that by not setting the svn:eol-style property at all.

> I'm not sure if a new keyword would be needed as I'm
>not really sure about SVN's behaviour on files without the svn:eol-style
>property. But at least it would be consistent to add one named "binary",
>"original", "keep", or sth. like that.
No way. This is not what svn:eol-style is for.

>Please help me in removing SVN's bug of assuming application/* to contain
>binary data,
To be very specific here, SVN does *not* assume that application/* is
binary, only that text/* is not.

> as this is *really* a bug, no matter what one thinks about
>possible solutions to the eol problem.
Patches welcome. If you come up with a portable way to differentiate
between text and non-text MIME types, I'll be happy to review and commit
the patch.

-- Brane

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