svn:eol-style property

Kevin Ballard eridius at
Wed Jan 24 14:22:37 PST 2007

On Jan 24, 2007, at 4:06 PM, Blair Zajac wrote:

> I do want svn:eol-style set on those in case somebody checks out a  
> working copy on Windows, modifies those files and checks them back  
> in. That would introduce CRLFs into them and gratuitous diffs.
> I'm of the mind that mostly everything should have svn:eol-style  
> set except for those files that shouldn't have it, such as the  
> patch files.

Ok, I guess that's a valid reason to do it.

>> There's 5 .txt files (actually 7, but 2 are actually patches  
>> of .txt files), which are the only files I can definitively say  
>> don't care about line endings. Those are also the only files in  
>> which there's a real good reason to have native line endings.
> Which are those?

The would be the files that end in .txt. I'm sure you can find them  
(the 2 patchfiles that end in .txt start with the word patch, so it's  
easy to figure out which ones they are).

> I disagree.  Take it off of the */*/patch* and the 200 other  
> patches, which I guess are poorly named then since they don't start  
> with the word patch, and leave everything else alone.
> Granted your pass is less work, but it results in a less correct  
> repository.

Alright, I guess I'll do it that way.

> I did a pass through Portfiles a while ago to set it on every  
> Portfile.

And any Portfiles which have been added since then probably never got  
it set.

Kevin Ballard
eridius at

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