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Re: No Changes but flagged as modified?

From: Jeff S. <switzer.jeff_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 10:55:58 -0700 (PDT)

The files may have different EOL characters. This is a problem I am
currently having (and was going to post a question/request about

If you have a merge tool that allows you to check/uncheck a value
similar to "Ignore differences in line ending characters (CR and LF)",
do the files appear to be different?

I use the function "Compare Revisions" in TortoiseSVN to create my
deployment packages. I have recently noticed, that TortoiseSVN is
detecting differences in files that I believe to be the same. When I
use Araxis Merge (my tool of choice), to compare the files, they
appear to be similar (unless I uncheck the "Ignore differences in line
ending characters (CR and LF)" function), in which I see the EOL
characters actually differ.

My question:

Is there a way to get TortoiseSVN to ignore EOL differences when using
"Compare Revisions"?

On Jun 2, 7:48 am, "Simon Large" <simon.tortoise..._at_googlemail.com>
> 2008/6/2 Jon Hardcastle <jd_hardcas..._at_yahoo.com>:
> > Hi,
> > I have just done a merge and a file that i wouldn't have expected to have changed appears as modified? the interesting thing is that the right click->Diff shows no changes either? Even if i use WinMerge or an MD5 the files are identical.
> > Does the modification property include date's and times?
> > Can anyone shed some light on this?
> You don't say which version you are using.
> If file content is the same the file is considered to be unmodified,
> even if the timestamps differ. Was there a change to the file's svn
> properties? Try the check for modifications dialog.
> Simon
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