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Re: svn commit: r1703689 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: libsvn_client/merge.c tests/cmdline/merge_automatic_tests.py

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:50:26 +0100

On 27.10.2015 20:48, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 26.10.2015 16:03, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> Do you know why we do not convert eol style/collapse keywords for
>> special files? I know that it's not related to this commit, but may be
>> you know rationale behind this behavior.
> The contents of special files are not user-defined and semantically, the
> contents aren't text but control strings interpreted by the Subversion
> client. There's a pretty good case for not allowing svn:eol-style or
> svn:keywords properties on such files in the first place.

... but since IIRC we do allow them, ignoring them is the best option.

-- Brane
Received on 2015-10-27 20:50:35 CET

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