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Re: svn diff and binary files

From: Daniel Noll <daniel_at_nuix.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 01:19:47 CEST

On Thursday 28 June 2007 21:12:12 you wrote:
> On Jun 28, 2007, at 01:22, Daniel Noll wrote:
> > I think I've discovered part of the issue, which was stray svn:eol-
> > style
> > properties on some of the affected files. No idea what that was
> > doing on
> > binary files, but it was there, and I removed it now, fixing some
> > of the
> > files.
> I was going to suggest that as a possible culprit. As you can
> probably imagine, setting svn:eol-style on a PNG will cause
> Subversion to normalize the EOL characters in the PNG -- which will
> irreparably corrupt it. So don't set svn:eol-style on binary files.

Normally I wouldn't, but in this case it was put there for me. I assume this
was the fault of the cvs2svn tool though, rather than the fault of the svn


Daniel Noll
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