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Re: Patches for better behavior, when adding binary files?

From: Jeff Smith <jsmith_at_robotronics.com>
Date: 2007-01-25 00:43:25 CET

On Tuesday 23 January 2007 17:00, Rudolf Cejka wrote:
> This is my problem: I do understand, how to configure property
> addition, but how to configure property "removal" during file
> addition? Atleast something like this:
>
> binary file extensions = do not use svn:eol-style and svn:keywords
> all other cases not mentioned above = set svn:eol-style and
> svn:keywords
>
> I can better list globs for binary files commited to svn
> repository, but it is impossible for me to create a list of globs
> for text files. This is why I suppress addition of svn:keywords for
> binary files, because then I have small number of cases, when I
> have to do property hand corrections afterwards.

I think it is a pitty that Subversion auto-props is configurable only
by filenames. I thought that was a DOS/MSWin problem. UNIX-like
systems can detect many file types without relying on the filename
extention. Likewise, Subversion should be able to adapt to that
capability.

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