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Re: Issue 336: End of File handling

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 07:55:24 +0100

Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> I've just been reading:
> http://www.nabble.com/bug%3A-diff-adding-newline-at-end-of-file-when-changing-lines-to8798971.html
> and http://issues.tortoisesvn.net/index.php?do=details&task_id=336
> My current problem is:
> - I compare two branches via the Repository browser
> - I end up sorting through the changed files, and there are many where
> the only difference is *newline at end of file*

Well, if you changed the file, even if it's only a newline at the end of
the file, the file is by definition *modified* and *must* show up there.

> Does the fix to 336 correct that?

No, and it must not.

> IE, in TortoiseMerge, doing a 'Compare revisions' via the repo browser, and
> almost every other place you can compare A to B?
> Or is it just "We've implemented a custom handler; and we can now use that
> elsewhere, but still need to plug it in around the place"?

Can you explain what you mean here? I don't understand that sentence (I
understand the words, but what's your point???)

> Additionally, any rough guesstimates or suggested reading for when
> 1.5.0would be released (ie, roadmap/milestone/open tickets links)?

Subversion has created the stabilizing 1.5.x branch.


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