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Re: Ignore newline characters in shell view and Commit and related dialogs?

From: Ben Johnson <ben_at_indietorrent.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 10:52:21 -0400

On 10/19/2012 10:35 AM, Dale McCoy wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Ben Johnson <ben_at_indietorrent.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I realize that the *diff* viewer is capable of ignoring newline
>> differences, as well as white-space differences.
>>
>> I'm wondering if the same filtering can be applied to the Explorer shell
>> view and icon overlays, as well as the Commit and related dialogs.
>
> This change would have to happen in the subversion libraries, not in
> TortoiseSVN. But I doubt you'll get them to make the change either.
> This sounds to me like an appropriate use for unix2dos or some other
> whitespace normalizer.
>
> Dale

Thanks for the response, Dale.

Ah, I see... it seems that I'm barking up the wrong tree, so to speak.

I am familiar with unix2dos (and its converse), and I'll go down that
road if there is no other option, but my hope was to avoid having to use
it every time I need to merge changes from this particular source.

In any case, I appreciate your insights.

Thank you,

-Ben

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