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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-31 11:08:11

on Mon Jul 30 2007, Doug Gregor <> wrote:

>>> The Subversion repository will verify that you have set the mime-type
>>> and eol-style properly
>> What does it mean for mime-type to be "property set"? Subversion
>> only cares
>> if the mime type is "text/*" or not, and otherwise mime type is
>> irrelevant.
>> So, what exactly is enforced?
> I've rewritten that part, too.
> All files committed need to have `svn:mime-type` set; if that MIME
> type is text/something, then the file must have svn:eol-style set.

Are you sure this is going to be worth the trouble? Almost every tool
out there is EOL-style-agnostic, which means that most of our source
files will work properly when treated as binary.

Dave Abrahams
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