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Re: Subversion and samba

From: Scott Sharkey <ssharkey_at_linuxunlimited.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 13:54:01 -0400

Paul Koning wrote:
>>>>>> "Edward" == Edward Harvey <Harvey> writes:
> Edward> The ^M characters aren't added by svn, they're added by your
> Edward> text editor. Cross-platform editors such as vi, gvim, emacs,
> Edward> and xemacs won't do that. You can convert the file formats
> Edward> with "dos2unix" and "unix2dos"
> Edward> I never would have guessed, but in the other replies so far,
> Edward> they say you can also have svn (or tortoise) automatically do
> Edward> the unix2dos or dos2unix for you.
> Essentially yes. Take a look at svn:eol-style. As a rule of thumb,
> this attribute should always be set (usually to "native") for any text
> file.
> Values other than "native" are sometimes useful. For example, we have
> a nightly build machinery setup where a working directory is checked
> out on a Unix system, then copied or net-mounted from a Windows system
> that has to build some of the bits. The source files can be "native",
> because the Windows compilers accept Unix line endings in the
> sources. But control files, like the "project" files, need Windows
> line endings. So we set eol-style to CRLF for those.

Paul: is there a way to make "native" the "default", or do we literally
need to enforce it on every file when checked in?


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