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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr_at_rudbek.com>
Date: 2007-01-27 19:02:42 CET

At 07:00 2007-01-27, Andreas Schweigstill wrote:
>Jeff Smith schrieb:
>>Agrivatingly, it stops the 'add' of 1000 files
>>just because it hits one .c with inconsistent
>>EOL styles (mixed "/n", "/r/n"). Heck, all I
>>want to do is tell the stupid thing to ignore
>>that, but there's no way except I manually find
>>and edit the 10 out of the 1000 before adding!
>>It's making it impossible to handle vendor releases of FreeRTOS.
>I think this is a really nice feature. A few years ago I worked on some
>projects whose developers didn't care at all about line endings, so
>there were lots of files with inconsistent EOL style. Problems may occur
>when compiling or debugging such projects.

not to put too fine a point on it, but stopping
the ENTIRE add is foolish (the strongest insult I
know...it means you KNOW better but do the wrong
thing anyhow). And any project that actually
CARES about the line difference has some serious architecture/design problems.

>With best regards
>Andreas Schweigstill
>Dipl.-Phys. Andreas Schweigstill
>Schweigstill IT | Embedded Systems
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