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Re: svn commit: r1131383 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: include/private/svn_magic.h libsvn_client/add.c libsvn_client/client.h libsvn_client/commit.c libsvn_subr/io.c libsvn_subr/magic.c

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 12:02:03 +0200

On Mon, Jun 06, 2011 at 10:47:36AM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
> > So setting a binary mime-type on empty files by default is really not
> > a great idea. Even from the end-user perspective, not just in the test
> > suite. If people set it manually then they can deal with the consequences.
> The user can configure things like auto-props, external diff, etc. in
> such a way that the testsuite would fail. We allow these configurations
> because the user may have legitimate reasons for wanting Subversion to
> behave this way. The testsuite doesn't use the user or system values,
> it uses its own values that are known to work.
> Why is the magic database different? Perhaps there are users that want
> empty files to have a particular mime type automatically?

Fair enough.

For the tests I suppose we'd want a DB that returns either "text/plain"
or "application/octet-stream", but no other mime-types?
Received on 2011-06-06 12:02:41 CEST

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