[llvm-dev] Problem with svn:eol-style

Michael Kuperstein via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Feb 21 16:41:31 PST 2017

How hard will this break people who have outstanding local changes?
That is, do you know if SVN can actually handle the merge gracefully?

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Zachary Turner via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> I've been using the mono-repo [http://llvm.org/docs/
> GettingStarted.html#for-developers-to-work-with-a-git-monorepo] and this
> morning I ran into an issue where I am unable to submit using the mono
> repo.  I traced this down to the fact that many files explicitly have the
> property svn:eol-style set to native.  On the git side, we have
> core.autocrlf=false, which means that git will checkout as-is, commit
> as-is.  So if a file has LF endings in the repo, git will check it out with
> LF line endings, and then on Windows, the local SVN clone will check out
> according to the value of the property, which will be CRLF.  Then `git llvm
> push` won't be able to apply the patch to the local svn repo.
> It seems to me the correct thing to do is remove the `svn:eol-style`
> recursively from all of SVN.  As it stands now, it is not even consistently
> applied.  About half of files have it, and half of files don't.  I was
> going to just delete the property myself from the affected files, but it
> turns out there are quite a few.
> D:\src\llvm-mono\.git\llvm-upstream-svn>svn propget -R svn:eol-style | wc
> -l
> 3460
> Can I run the command `svn propdel -R svn:eol-style` on the SVN repo?
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