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Re: Bug? v1.1.4 line return modifications go unnoticed when svn:eol-style is set.

From: Corey Jewett <cjewett_at_mobliss.com>
Date: 2005-07-27 18:33:01 CEST

The documentation suggestion you've provided would be perfect.
"svn:eol-style is like a box of chocolates."

Thanks for the help and quick responses.


On Jul 27, 2005, at 9:24 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Jul 27, 2005, at 11:15 AM, Corey Jewett wrote:
>> Meaning this is not a bug, but rather an esoteric issue I've
>> overlooked in the documentation?
> I'm not sure it's appropriate for the documentation to go into
> technical implementation details.
> At the moment, the documentation says: "set svn:eol-style, and then
> svn will magically do the Right Thing." In this case, you've set
> svn:eol-style erroneously, and now the magical Right Thing is causing
> behaviors you didn't expect. There's no way to explain exactly *what*
> to expect in this situation, without going into confusing
> implementation details. Perhaps the documentation might should simply
> warn? Something like:
> "Once you put Subversion in charge of managing line-endings, any
> changes you make to line endings will be potentially lost or
> unnoticed."
> ?

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