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RE: Changing the "native" newline mode

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 17:16:49 -0500

> On Feb 12, 2010, at 16:05, Bob Archer wrote:
> >> Is there any way to change the native newline mode for a particular
> >> working copy?
> >>
> >> I'm checking out code in Linux, over a CIFS mount to a Windows machine
> >> where it's being used. This is much easier for me than any of the
> >> solutions involving Windows clients, but ends up with Unix line
> >> endings, leading to newline headaches.
> >
> > This is pretty well explained in the documentation book. Read about the
> svn:eol-style property.
> >
> > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-
> book.html#svn.advanced.props.special.eol-style
> Bob, I think Glenn's saying that he has set svn:eol-style to native, and
> he's checking out on a UNIX OS but he wants the eol-style of the files to
> be native to Windows, not UNIX.

Ah I see. Then wouldn't he just specify svn:eol-style CRLF? Assuming he only every edits with Windows tools.

Although I'm not sure why he wouldn't check out with a windows client. I'm not sure how connecting to a Linux machine to checkout to a folder mounted on a windows machine is easier than using the windows CLI.

Received on 2010-02-12 23:16:49 CET

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