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From "Donald Woods (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (OPENJPA-896) Several doc files include Windows EoL chars
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2009 16:39:59 GMT
Several doc files include Windows EoL chars

                 Key: OPENJPA-896
             Project: OpenJPA
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: docs
            Reporter: Donald Woods
            Priority: Trivial
             Fix For: 2.0.0

Several of the doc files include the Windows Ctrl+M chars at the end of lines when checked
out to non-Windows platforms (like MacOSX and Linux), due to the committer not using the ASF
suggested svn config values -

>From -
Configuring the Subversion client

Committers will need to properly configure their svn client. One particular issue is OS-specific
line-endings for text files. When you add a new text file, especially when applying patches
from Bugzilla, first ensure that the line-endings are appropriate for your system, then do

svn add test.txt
svn propset svn:eol-style native test.txt

Your svn client can be configured to do that automatically for some common file types. Add
the contents of the file to your ~/.subversion/config
file. [Note: for Windows this is normally found at C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application

Some files may need additional properties to be set, for example svn:executable=* should be
applied to those script files (e.g. .bat, .cgi, .cmd, .sh) that are intended to be executed.
Since not all such files are necessarily intended to be executed, the executable property
should not be made an automatic default.

However, you should still pay attention to the messages from your svn client when you do 'svn

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