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Re: svn hookscripts and EOL-replacement

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-31 01:50:46 CEST

Lutz.Dornbusch@fiducia.de writes:
> We currently runned into a few problems with subversion hooks [pre-commit] and
> EOL-issues.
> We are parsing a checked in file (line by line) and see that there are windows
> EOLs inside the file. As we are running our server on solaris we were not
> expecting this particular EOL and our hook script failed.
> If I set the property svn:eol-style to LF (for example), will the EOL be
> replaced.
> My Question:
> What EOL will my hook script see? the clients EOL, or the replaced EOL?
> What is the best solution for handling EOL-dependent data in hook scripts?

I believe the hook scripts see the "repository normal form" of the
file, which (in the case of svn:eol-style=LF) should be LF. You might
try experimenting to make sure.


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