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Re: [PATCH] fix for issue 3404 (svnsync 1.6 fails on ^M)

From: Neels Janosch Hofmeyr <neels_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 03:16:52 +0200

Neels Janosch Hofmeyr wrote:
> Ok, so I do `svn propset svn:fix-svn-prop-eol-style -revprop -r0 true`, and
> then all of the svn: props are normalized during sync. Is that right?
>
> If yes, it would probably be better placed in the repository config file,
> instead of a revision prop...

I see now how svnsync does this kind of thang. Still, the point remains:

> But then again, do we *really* need this to be configurable per repository?
> Isn't a commandline option to svnsync sufficient? The API specs require the
> props to be consistent, so it's useless when they aren't.

Bottomline, if I don't convert the props, I can't sync at all. So, I *do*
see a need to notify the user that we converted the line endings, but no
need to be able to switch off the conversion. Can you convince me otherwise?

~Neels

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