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Subject: Re: svn properties

Re: svn properties

From: Jürgen Erhard <jurgen.erhard+rockbox_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 16:48:59 +0200

On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 4:26 PM, The Seven <theseven_at_gmx.net> wrote:
> Am 13.06.2010 15:17, schrieb Rafaël Carré:
>> About eol-style, I think we should just ignore this one and force unix
>> line endings in every file.
>
> I have already seen eol-style cause trouble:
> I have my working copy on a linux server, but am using TortoiseSVN on
> Windows to do SVN operations conveniently. So sometimes I do an svn up
> from Windows via a Samba share on the server.
> Now, if eol-style is set to native, this causes some scripts to get CRLF
> line endings, which will result in very weird errors when trying to use
> them on the linux box the next time. Some of those took quite some time
> to get figured out.
>
> So from what I can tell, they do more harm than they can prevent. Feel
> free to point me to a different scenario where they actually help.
>

If you use it that way, it causes trouble. If you hit your thumb with
a hammer, it causes trouble. Of course the tool cannot read your
mind.
Received on 2010-06-13


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