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Re: non-LF line endings in log message

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 14:02:57 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Garret Wilson wrote on Mon, 4 Aug 2008 at 21:50 -0700:
> I'm an experienced Subversion user. Today I tried to do a commit with 1.5
> client and server from within Eclipse+Subclipse using the following log
> message (without the quotes):
> "Improved TURF generation.
> Added to the URF content ontology."
> The commit fails, claiming that the RA request later failed to set the
> property 'log' and could therefore not execute PROPPATCH.
> My Apache error log shows the following:
> [Mon Aug 04 21:36:50 2008] [error] [client x.x.x.x] Could not execute
> PROPPATCH. [500, #206]
> [Mon Aug 04 21:36:50 2008] [error] [client x.x.x.x] Cannot accept non-LF
> line endings in log message [500, #125005]
> I removed the second line and everything committed fine.
> What's the problem? Is there some new Subversion bug that won't allow
> multiple lines? I only pressed the Enter key, and I went back and retried
> the submission several times, removing the line break and gently pressing
> Enter.
> Garret

It's a bug in Subclipse, they should be normalising the log message to
LF/UTF-8 before sending it to the repository. We started enforcing this
requirement only recently (r31614), but it has always been part of the


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