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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-05 11:02:25

John Maddock wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> I'm trying to merge from trunk to my private branch
>> (branches/proto/v4) using, and it's failing with the
>> following error:
>> svn: File 'libs\wave\samples\waveidl\idllexer\' has inconsistent
>> newlines
>> svn: Inconsistent line ending style
>> Does anybody know how I can work around this?
> If it's listed as a text file, but the line endings don't match the
> platform convension then you will get that error: typically if you edit
> under Windows and then try and commit under Linux or something. Try
> using your favourite editor or dos2unix or similar to clean up the line
> ending so they match the platform convention, and then try to commit again.

All I'm trying to do is merge from trunk. I shouldn't have to edit files
by hand, IMO.

I worked around this a different way. I copied the file from trunk and
checked it into my branch. Then I used the -M switch to tell
not to merge any of the changes to this file. After that, I was able to
do a regular

Eric Niebler
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