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RE: Subversion problems with "svn switch", "svn co", "svn switch", because of 'wrong' permissions in .svn/ directories wrote:
> Spiro Trikaliotis wrote on 26 April 2008 10:42:
>> Anyway, this reminds me of another problem: Personally, I install
>> Cygwin with DOS line endings (CR/LF). That's the reason why I have
>> built CVS.EXE myself some moons ago ;), as the pre-built version did
>> not like this setup. (IIRC, the outputs were garbled in many places.
>> At the time when I tested it, it was a known issue on the info-cvs
>> mailing list.) At least CVS checks out the text files in the
>> "native" format of the platform - as I am using Cygwin with CR/LF,
>> this is the CR/LF format. 
>> Unfortunately, with SVN from Cygwin, this is not true anymore. For
>> the Cygwin version of SVN, the "native" format for text files uses
>> Unix line endings (LF) only. 
>> As there a way to get it fixed? Or is it again something for
>> upstream? 
>   A config item to override the default setting for "native"
> eol-style might well be a useful feature enhancement patch for
> upstream; it would be useful on all platforms, not just Cygwin.

Well, Cygwin's Subversion simply does not respect text mounts (compared to CVS) and that's hardly something for upstream.

- Jörg

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