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Re: Possible BUG with patch creation in newline style

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 21:28:02 +0200

Emmanuel Stapf [ES] wrote:
>> The file context uses the platform EOLs. The actual file content uses
>> the EOLs of the file itself. That's expected and actually wanted,
>> otherwise the patch would not contain EOL changes.
>
> I see but it makes those patches non-portable from Windows to Unix. On
> Solaris, the patch command simply rejects it. On Linux, it works but
> displays "(Stripping trailing CRs from patch.)".

Well, if the patch on your system can't handle it, you should file a
bugreport there, not here.

> When you say the actual file content uses the EOLs of the file itself,
> but since I'm on Windows, all my files have the windows platform EOLs
> and it should be using that, no?

That depends on your editor and your svn:eol-style property set on those
files.

Stefan

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