svn:eol-style property

Blair Zajac blair at
Wed Jan 24 12:57:43 PST 2007

Kevin Ballard wrote:
> Why would you care about the eol style for python files?
> On Jan 24, 2007, at 12:35 PM, Blair Zajac wrote:
>> I noticed that there are Python files that you would still want a 
>> native eol-style on, and presumable other scripts.

Because somebody may edit it on a non-Unix platform and introduce CRLF's 
into it.

For any Python, Ruby, Perl, shell scripts, having svn:eol-style set to 
native is a good thing.  I'm not aware of any reasons not to have it set.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
<blair at>

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