Subversion eol-corrupting jar files on update

Max Bowsher
Mon Jul 19 23:13:00 GMT 2004

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 07:47:12AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Karr, David wrote:
>>>> I'm having trouble with the svn in Cygwin corrupting jar
>>>> files on update or checkout.  It's doing an eol translation.
>>>> I've specified ".jar" in my svn properties, to indicate that
>>>> it should use the "eol-type" of "native".  My "mount" table
>>>> shows everything in "textmode".  Do I have to change to
>>>> binary in order for this to work?  I would have thought the
>>>> eol-type setting in the subversion config should deal with this.
>>> If the Cygwin port of subversion is really just using the mount mode to
>>> determine this, then that seems like a bug to me.  Someone else pointed
>>> out to me that subversion is able to determine that the "mime-type" of
>>> ".jar" is "application/octet-stream", and that should imply that it
>>> should do no file conversion.
>> Ugh, textmode. Been so long since I've used it, I'd forgotten about it.
>> /me mentally prepares himself for adding a slew of binary flags.
> Can't you just link everything with /usr/lib/binmode.o ?

I'll need to research how that interacts with open calls in DLLs. It might
be a solution.


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