Portfile authors: pay attention to keywords, eol-style, Id

James Berry jberry at macports.org
Tue Apr 17 15:04:48 PDT 2007

On Apr 17, 2007, at 2:57 PM, Landon Fuller wrote:

> On Apr 17, 2007, at 14:33, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Apr 17, 2007, at 16:19, Landon Fuller wrote:
>>>> I once said I would work on a pre-commit hook script we could  
>>>> install which would reject any commit that did not conform with  
>>>> these requirements. I haven't gotten around to that yet, but I  
>>>> haven't forgotten either.
>>> If we're going to be nazis, can the pre-commit hook just set this  
>>> stuff magically? Or can we stop being nazis about it?
>> The pre-commit hook can only verify the transaction and either  
>> accept or reject it; it cannot modify the transaction.
>> I think these are useful conventions to enforce, so I will work on  
>> a pre-commit hook to enforce this.
> I'm apathetically opposed -- I don't care about $Id$ tags in my  
> Portfiles, or native line breaks. If there was a way to do this  
> automatically I'd be all in favor, but enforcement rubs me the  
> wrong way.

I agree in general with Landon. But I do agree with Ryan that our  
committers should set the following in their subversion config:

> To ensure that the correct properties automatically get set on your  
> new Portfiles, you can edit your ~/.subversion/config file, turn  
> auto-props on, and add this auto-prop definition:
> Portfile = svn:eol-style=native;svn:keywords=Id


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