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Re: Auto-prop not working?

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-04-22 14:55:19 CEST

On Apr 22, 2005, at 8:36 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Apr 21, 2005, at 3:10 PM, tekHedd wrote:
>> Michael W Thelen wrote:
>>> * = svn:keywords=Id LastChangedDate Date LastChangedRevision
>> I have a stupid question that doesn't seem to be answered in the
>> "Book".
>> Won't this set keyword expansion on newly added binary files, too?
> Yes. It's a bit reckless, and might lead to binary file corruption.
> It's equivalent to forgetting to set '-kb' on binary files in CVS.

I wish there was a way to filter files that are recognized by
subversions 'is this file binary' heuristic in the config file. It
would be great to set the svn:needs-lock property in 1.2 based on
subversion's ability to merge, which I believe is based on if the file
is considered binary or not.


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