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Re: Wow! Actual possible bugs!

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-24 22:41:20 CET

"Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com> writes:
> What I am guessing is happening is this, though I may be totally
> wrong. I'm guessing that subversion imports the files in as "binary",
> and treats eol-style as some sort of postprocessing it does during
> checkout which has no impact on diffs in the server done for
> deltification and other purposes. When I tried to do the svn cp +
> svn commit locally, it noted the fact that every line was different
> between the two versions and doubled the size of the test repository.
> My guess is that if eol-style is set to "native", files should be
> imported in some sort of canonicalized line ending style to prevent
> this sort of thing from happening, though it isn't clear what to do if
> you forget that when you import and change the eol-style
> afterward. Anyway, it is highly unexpected behavior, and might cause
> trouble with merges and other similar behavior later on -- it should
> be fixed somehow. I can imagine merges and commits between different
> platforms causing the repository copy to have all sorts of weird line
> endings in different parts of the files if that's the case.

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