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RE: Feature Request: Ignoring whitespaces for merges

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-08-22 09:55:29 CEST

Hi Matthias Bendewald,

You wrote:

> Hi TortoiseFANS!
> I have to merge several projects with subversion sometimes.
> Each project is maintained by different persons, using
> different indentation... When it comes to merge, there are so
> many conflicts caused by differences in whitespaces! Is it
> possible to add a checkbox "ignore whitespaces" in the
> merge-dialog of TortoiseSVN?

No, merging is done by the Subversion libraries and whitespaces are a part of the change. No way to ignore them.

> That would make my life easier...

I suggest that you first agree upon a common intentation policy for your project with all developers and then use a source code formatter on each developers PC to enforce this policy.

- Lübbe

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