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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Forrestbot + SVN = mixed line-endings in HTML
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2006 16:58:24 GMT
Web Maestro Clay wrote:
> We have a new problem using forrestbot. Part of this could be my own  
> settings, but I am assured by Jeremias that this isn't completely the  
> case. Please see below.
>> On 02.03.2006 00:12:42 Clay Leeds wrote:
>>> On Mar 1, 2006, at 1:28 PM, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
>>>> Wonderful. Just what I need. Different platforms, different line
>>>> endings, no SVN properties set. And if I want to manually set  them, 
>>>> SVN
>>>> complains about mixed line endings in HTML files. Clay, would you  mind
>>>> asking the Forrest people how they deal with that or how we're  
>>>> supposed to deal
>>>> with this? I'm not very amused to process each file separately
>>>> until I have consistent line-endings and the right SVN properties  
>>>> and the
>>>> next Forrest run might even take everything apart again. I liked  
>>>> the scp
>>>> approach better. Sigh.
>>> My bad... I don't have my SVN settings correct. I need to set my
>>> svn:eol-style property to 'native' & then this shouldn't be a
>>> problem. Sorry for the grief!
>>> I've made the change locally. I need to also do the same for my other
>>> projects.
>> Part of that may be due to your SVN settings, but I got mixed line
>> endings in HTML files generated by Forrest. I haven't checked, yet,  why
>> this happens but that probably doesn't happen because of your SVN
>> settings.
>> Jeremias Maerki
> Please advise.

Can't be certain without more info about the specific problem. However, 
I strongly suspect this is a symptom of

This, in turn, is caused by

I'd like to say "its not our fault", but this Xalan is open source, just 
like Forrest, any one of us could fix the problem. Who will get the itch 



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