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Re: converting from SVN to CVS

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 21:14:05 +0100

> The problem with Cygwin is that there is not one "correct" EOL style,
> but two: Cygwin supported LF and CR/LF - and it even supports mixed
> configurations, in which some paths are LF, and some are CR/LF. libapr
> handles this case statically - it always assumes LF: This is wrong for
> many installations.
> The easiest correct way: Open the file in text mode and believe the
> runtime of Cygwin that it determines the correct style. Unfortunately,
> SVN does not believe the runtime, but wants to handle it itself - which
> is plain wrong, and a big bug.
> CVS does this correctly.

I'm sorry, but this is NOT handled by the APR libraries (but by the
Subversion ones); even more, Cygwin presents itself as Unix at build
time, which means this is NOT a bug in Subversion. Moreover, CVS
doesn't handle this correctly: it doesn't handle it at all; it just
turns out that way, as with many things with CVS.




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