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Re: Compressed Pristines

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 09:36:43 -0400

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 9:31 AM, Hyrum K Wright
<hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:

> The primary issue when I looked at this problem was that the streamy
> abstraction is broken in several places, such as when we install the
> new pristine file.  There are also certain consumers, such as a
> external diff tools, that require an uncompressed on-disk file to
> operate on, and we currently just provide the pristine as that file.
> Compressed pristines would require recreating the uncompressed version
> when such a tool is invoked.  Whether this is a useful tradeoff, I
> don't know.

When svn:eol-style keyword is set I thought the pristine was always
stored with LF line-endings? Wouldn't that "break" external diff
tools on Windows (which I do not think is the case today but maybe it

Mark Phippard
Received on 2012-03-12 14:37:15 CET

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