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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-27 20:26:47 CET

On 1/27/07, Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr@rudbek.com> wrote:
> At 07:00 2007-01-27, Andreas Schweigstill wrote:
> >Hello!
> >
> >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.

But what if the file was actually a jpeg? Translating line-endings
then would destroy image integrity...



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