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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: svn: line-endings appropriate for your system (Was: svn commit: r190087)
Date Sat, 11 Jun 2005 16:50:39 GMT
On Sat, 2005-06-11 at 12:40 -0400, Gregor J. Rothfuss wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> >>for /r %A in (*.xml) do dos2unix %A
> >>for /r %A in (*.xml) do svn propset svn:eol-style native %A
> > 
> > But why would you do dos2unix on a windows system?
> > Shouldn't it be unix2dos i.e. native?

It has to be on a windows box dos2unix because our SVN server is set up
on linux. With other words dos2unix = dos2native in our case.

> every time i run forrest and then want to check in the new site into 
> svn, i have to do this, or SVN will complain. running the command above 
> fixes this.
> > Each committer must ensure that patches and new files
> > have line-endings appropriate for their own system. Then ensure
> > that your svn client automatically sets the 'svn:eol-style native'.
> >
> i have this set up, doesn't matter for updates

Hmm, could it be that this is a svn bug on windows? I am on debian
derivate linux and since I set it up it works like a charm.

...just use e.g. unbuntu and you will never miss windows and have always
eol-style set. ;-)


"Together we stand, divided we fall!" 
Hey you (Pink Floyd)

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