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Re: Strip trailing whitespace

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 09:17:13 +1000

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 3:22 AM, Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Simon Large
> <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> > That is a subversion feature. TortoiseSVN does not touch keywords. As
> I know.
> > I said before, if you want subversion to change your files for you, go
> > ask on the subversion users list ... and be prepared for the same
> > response.
> Done already.
> >> A VCS is the central component that stores your files and as such not
> >> an unlogical place to do this kind of thing.
> >
> > I store some of my files centrally on a file server. I don't expect it
> > to sort out the problems with my editor. Why should a version control
> > system take it upon itself to correct those problems?
> Because I asked it to? ;)
> > If you do as Jean-Marc says and reject commits with trailing spaces,
> > you programmers will soon set their editors up the way you want them
> > to.
> AFAIK VS doesn't have that setting. I haven't seen an editor with a
> setting to ensure the last line ends with a newline either.

No, but there are some plugins and macros to achieve the same thing. A
simple google search revealed the following:


Daniel B.


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