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RE: Carriage returns & line feeds

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2007-03-16 08:39:07 CET

Hi John,

You wrote:
> This is my first post, so I hope it gets through....

It did :)

> I joined the project whose primary platform is Linux. It's
> source code
> files seem to mark line ends (in text files) using just a
> newline character
> (0x0A). However, when checked out using TortoiseSVN, all the newlines
> had been converted to carriage return / newline pairs (0x0D, 0x0A).
> This is screwing up the Linux build.
> Is there an option anywhere that can be used to turn this behaviour
> on & off?

The 'svn:eol-style' property is you friend. You preferred value would be
'native', which makes the client check out with the correct eol style. A
linux client will use LF and a windows client CRLF. If you however use a
windows client to check out into a linux build folder, you will still be

Read the docs on how to set properties on files.

- Lübbe

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