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

Lennart Regebro reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Wed, 05 May 2004 14:04:10 +0200

Chris Withers wrote:
> 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 copies are out of date.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!

Well... Non-issue it is not. But it makes it much less of an issue. It 
would still be nice to have server-side configurations of defalts, though.