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Re: Bug (release blocker?): svn 1.5 eol-style:native on windows breaks version 1.4 wc

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 09:57:52 -0400

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Norbert Unterberg <nunterberg_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using TortoiseSVN 1.5 rc3 (based on svn 1.5-rc9) on Windows XP.
> One of my collegues gets strange merge conflicts while using his svn
> 1.4 client after I checked in some changes. The files all have
> svn:eol-style set to "native". The server is still running on svn
> 1.3.2
> Analysis showed that svn 1.4 clients always stored the text file in LF
> encoding regardless of the eol-style. The file in the wc itself is
> correctly stored in CRLF style on Windows.
> However, after commiting with my 1.5 client and updating with 1.4 on
> the other machine, the files in the text-base were also stored in CRLF
> style. When merging, this generates merge conflicts for the entiere
> file because every line is different.
> If this is problem is still present in the current RC, I'd say this
> could be a release blocker since it breaks all the older clients
> working copies....

I have not observed this. I also do not see how one client could
inject a problem on to a different client. The server is responsible
for storing the contents and providing it to the other client.

Mark Phippard
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Received on 2008-06-17 16:00:09 CEST

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