On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:04:47PM -0700, Lucian Smith wrote:
> I'm attempting to use the git-svn bridge, and am having problems with
> line endings on Windows.
> The setup is that we have a git repository on github, and I've checked
> out a branch on my Windows machine using Tortoise svn.  I make
> changes, commit them, and the branch is updated.  In general, this
> works fine.

Just to make sure:
The repo is in git format.
Is it a public repo ?
Or could you make a piblic demo repo ?
Do I understand it right: Tortoise SVN talks directly to the Git server ?
Isn't Tortoise SVN a client to talk to SVN server?
What goes over the wire to the remote Git server, git or SVN ?

To my understanding, "git svn" can use Git locally, and talk to an SVN server.
What do I miss ?

> If this was just SVN, I could set the 'eol-style' for files to
> 'native' to let it know to expect Windows/linux/mac line endings for
> particular files.  This seems to be handled in git by using the
> '.gitattributes' file instead.  Unfortunately, the git/svn bridge
> doesn't seem to be translate the information in the .gitattributes
> file to appropriate eol-style settings in SVN.  Checking out a file
> using SVN on Windows leaves me with a file without CRLF's, and if I
> check in a CRLF file, that's the way it goes into the repository.
> Differences in CRLF alone show up as 'real' differences that can be
> checked in, and, if this happens, this causes problems with other
> people's repositories.
> Am I doing something wrong; is there another way to handle this; or
> can I file this as a bug report/feature request?

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