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RE: How to remove all the svn:eol-style native from the repository?

From: <alexrainpe196_at_hotbox.ru>
Date: 2006-10-20 17:56:09 CEST

I`m the autor of theme "RE: feature request: need global option eol-style" (or some like that).

> > > Why don't you just redo the conversion, this time telling
> > cvs2svn not
> > > to apply svn:eol style properties? I think it has some
> > option(s) for
> > > controlling that. It only did it by default because you had the
> > > corresponding CVS 'k' flags on those files, in fact.
> >
> > CVS would have been doing native eol conversion by default
> > for everything not marked binary. Normally that's what
> > you want at least in a cross platform environment (or one
> > that might ever be). If that was working for you under CVS,
> > why don't you want it under subversion?
> >
> Well, the fact is that with CVS, they were working on unix only but now that they have discovered
> TortoiseSVN, they often do their subversion operations on windows (throught samba) and work on unix.
> I know that may seem a bit strange... but anyway, that's like that. And that's why they don't want
> the versioning system to deal with the content of their files. (They are not the first developers I
> encountered who have this point of view (that this should not be the versioning system job), and I
> must admit that they may be right, but that's a long debate... :) )
> My advice is that it would be great if subversion could overload the svn:eol-style property in the
> client configuration (or/and in the command lines options), but that's an other story.

i got a troubles with eol-style options (described in my reqest) -
 deveklopers ordinary deal with text, and if project is great then it
wroute in a number of platforms, and thus the sources can make up on
files with different types of EOL. and when another developer got to
edit the file previously commited from another platform, he can got the
difference in every line due to different style of EOL on a work copy
files platform. and so after commit this file, he can`t distinguish what
he edit, because difference beetween versions would be an every line.
IMHO in this situations there is no reason of using SVN, it goes usless.
thus, IMHO, the server should to destinguesh beetween the text and
 binaries sources, and allows users to choose EOL style they wish to
work with.
IMHO, the CVS - is good example of this service.

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