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Re: cvs2svn and eol style

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-03-22 14:45:36 CET

[Crossposted to: users@subversion, users@cvs2svn
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Nicklas Norling wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have a cvs repo filled with code developed with VS .NET on windows
> plattforms.
> We use only windows as development platform.
> I use the latest rpm for cvs2svn and subversion (1.0.1) and convert a cvs
> backup
> to a subversion file that I later "svnadmin load" into my newly created
> repo.
> As it turns out all the source code, and any other text file, has unix
> endings.
> After searching in the mail archives and reading the svn book it is still
> foggy to me
> how this is supposed to work.
> Do I have to do anything special during the conversion or why do windows
> platforms
> get the wrong line endings after the migration?
> Both cvs and subversion are housed on the same linux server.
> /Nicke

The problem is that source files really need the svn:eol-style property set
to native on them, but cvs2svn currently doesn't do this, so the line
endings remain in unix form.

Stefan Haller posted a useful patch to dev@cvs2svn recently, which I hope to
have the time to review and integrate shortly.


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