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Re: WebDav Autoversioning Questions/Problems

From: Chris Jensen <cjensen_at_edex.com.au>
Date: 2005-06-25 10:04:00 CEST

Hi Norbert,
> * When creating a word document (MS Word 2000) using the integrated
> client (File --> save as ... --> http://path/to/repos/test.doc) the
> file is saved without problems. But the file is not marked as binary
> as it would have when adding with the command line client.
> * When getting a text file via WebDav, no keyword expansion or CRLF
> conversion is done. That means that a text file with svn:eol-style =
> native gets unix line endings on windows.
> * When editing that text file on windows it might get a mixture of LF
> and CRLF endings. What happens to the line endings when I put it back
> into the repos using WebDav? Does it get corrupt or is the "damage"
> repaired on the next checkout?

I believe all of these conversions when done using normal subversion
interaction would be done by the subversion client (not so sure about
the first one, but the second and third ones I'm fairly sure about). So
when you use WebDAV you're replacing the svn client, with another client
that doesn't know about keyword expansion or svn: properties, so none of
this takes place.


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