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Re: Using eol-style=native breaks "Compare With Base Rev." on Windows

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-08-10 22:10:12 CEST

On 10-Aug-05, at 4:04 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> Scott Palmer <scott.palmer@2connected.org> wrote on 08/10/2005
> 03:57:45
>> Is a fix far off?
> There might never be one. I have an open request to Eclipse to
> allow a
> tool to provide its compare engine with a unified diff and let it
> build
> the compare UI from that. As long Eclipse wants to do the compare
> itself,
> this problem will likely always exist.
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=74393

Could you make a temporary copy of the text-base file with the
correct line endings and tell Eclipse to compare against it?

>> Is there a work-around?
> Yes. In the Eclipse preferences for Compare just tell it to Ignore
> Whitespace.

Thanks! I should have clued in to that myself. I just kept thinking
that Subclipse was doing the compare.

Received on Thu Aug 11 06:10:12 2005

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