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Re: Multiple issues related to eol-style, tangently perhaps

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-21 21:07:26 CEST

On Jul 21, 2005, at 2:01 PM, Vincent Starre wrote:
>
> $ svn ci
> Commit failed: inconsisent line endings
> The file "foo.c" uses both CRLF and LF line-ending styles. The eol-
> style for this file has been set to "CRLF".
> svn can attempt to correct this for you, but such is not recommended.
> WARNING: This can damage your files if used improperly!
> see "svn help fix-eol" for more information.
> attempt to fix line-endings automatically [y/n/?]:

That seems like a reasonable idea to me. As long as the user is
warned that data might be permanently lost, I don't mind a
convenience prompt like this. Maybe you should propose such an
enhancement on the dev@ list. (Perhaps you're willing to help write
it?)

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