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

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-09-22 18:15:25 CEST

Aleksey Nogin wrote:
> Then why doesn't it allow setting snv:eol-style=native on a file with an
> application/x-foo mime type? Is there a way _at all_ to tell subversion
> "this is a file with _unmergeable_ data and _native_ eol style"?

Because, at present, the only unmergeable files are binary, and
Subversion never changes binary files. There is no independent concept
of "unmergeable" independent of "binary." That can change, but it isn't
going to be easy I suspect.



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