[reportlab-users] Re: [Zope-dev] Subversion

Chris Withers reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Wed, 05 May 2004 12:49:15 +0100

Tim Peters wrote:

> svn's story is much better (perfect, in fact) when forgetting to add
> eol-style:  regardless of which kind of platform did the commit, the
> property can be added after the fact by anyone, and svn will automatically
> repair working copies on all platforms.  Because (most) svn properties are
> versioned, adding eol-style is enough to convince svn that pre-eol-style
> copies are out of date.  Nobody even needs to bother running dos2unix or
> unix2dos; just adding the property is enough (and when the person who adds
> the property commits the change, svn fiddles the line ends on their working
> copy (if needed) by magic too).

Cool :-)

Glad to find this one is a non-issue!


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