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Re: question on auto-props

From: Jan-H. Jagla <jhjagla_at_gams.com>
Date: 2007-06-26 13:51:57 CEST

Ryan, thanks for the reply

>> I'd like to be able to use
>>
>> * = svn:eol-style=native
>>
>> in the config file since we have about 500 file types in our repository.
>
> Hopefully none of your file types are binary, because
> svn:eol-style=native will be applied to them as well, which will likely
> corrupt them irreversibly.

AFAIK, svn doesn't apply the svn:eol-tyle property to binary files but
rather returns an error message, so that's fine.

>
>> However, I would like to specify some file types which get special
>> properties, e.g. *.pdf = svn:mime-type=application/pdf
>>
>> Is this possible and in which order do I have to arrange the entries
>> in the config files?
>
> Good question. Maybe you can unset the svn:eol-style then too. I don't
> know if it's possible or what order to do it in. You could experiment
> and report back to us...

The subversion book says:

"Multiple matches on a file will result in multiple propsets for that
file; however, there is no guarantee that auto-props will be applied in
the order in which they are listed in the config file, so you can't have
one rule “override” another."

that's why I would like to know if anyone has experience with multiple
matches and whats the best order?

Also, maybe there is away to tell svn to apply svn:eol-style=native to
*, but not *.pdf etc?

Thanks
Jan

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