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From Donald Woods <>
Subject Re: Is it time to fix the svn:eol-style properties?
Date Mon, 02 Mar 2009 15:54:37 GMT
Then can we please document on the OpenJPA wiki the correct settings for 
Eclipse users?  I never use Eclipse for generating patches, so I'll need 
someone else to doc it... :-)

I'll add the info for svn client users, which I always perform on my 


Michael Dick wrote:
> I've been using svn diff and I haven't hit the problem on Linux. Maybe
> that's because I have configured my client the "right" way. Potential
> contributors might not know they need to do that though.
> AIUI the changes to svn props will prevent windows eol characters from being
> inserted for the files that currently exist. The end line policy for new
> files will depend the committer to configure their svn client correctly or
> to manually set the property on the file.
> The potential commit is rather large svn diff results in 379,000 lines for
> trunk. I suppose I could make it worse by converting tabs to spaces too ;-)
> -mike
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Kevin Sutter <> wrote:
>> Hi Don,
>> Yes, we've seen this before, but only with Eclipse patch creators.  And,
>> with the proper Eclipse settings, the patches are created just fine.  Mike
>> creates his patches via the svn diff command line and he doesn't hit this
>> problem (that I know of).
>> That's why I am scratching my head on this request and string of notes.
>>  I'm
>> just not clear on what the problem is that we're trying to resolve.  And,
>> will these proposed changes prevent users from accidentally committing
>> changes that would cause the problem again?
>> Kevin
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Donald Woods <> wrote:
> <snip>

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