On 23.08.16 19:50, Lucian Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:36 AM, Julian Phillips
> <jul...@quantumfyre.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 23/08/2016 17:14, Lucian Smith wrote:
>>> Thanks for the quick responses!
>>> My situation is that the git side is entirely whatever github.org is
>>> running; presumably the latest stable version?  They provide a URL for
>>> repositories hosted there that can be accessed by an SVN
>>> client--somewhere on github is the 'git-svn bridge' (as I understand
>>> it): something that receives SVN requests, translates them to
>>> git-speak, and replies with what SVN expects.
>> The ability to use a Subversion client is functionality provided by GitHub,
>> and not native to git itself.  So unless someone for the appropriate GitHub
>> team happens to read this thread I expect there isn't much we can do to
>> help.  I don't know if they've even provided any real detail of how they
>> implemented the bridge.
> All right, that makes sense.  And yeah, it was hard to find any
> information about the bridge, which is why I ended up here...
>>> There is indeed a .gitattributes file in the repository, but the SVN
>>> client doesn't know what to do with it.  My hope was that something in
>>> the bridge code, that translated SVN requests to git and back, could
>>> take the SVN request, "Please give me this file; I'm on Windows" look
>>> at the .gitattributes file in the repository, and hand out a file with
>>> CR/LF's in it.  Conversely, when SVN tells git "Here is the new
>>> version of the file to check in," the bridge could look at the file,
>>> realize it had CR/LF's in it, look at the .gitattributes file to know
>>> if it needed to be converted, and then convert it appropriately.
>>> I can imagine a full-blown bridge that could even translate the SVN
>>> EOL propset back and forth appropriately, but I'm not sure if going
>>> that far is necessary and/or helpful.
>>> I don't know if this is the right mailing list for that particular bit
>>> of software, but it at least seemed like a good place to start.  Thank
>>> you!
>> Supported properties are listed here:
>> https://help.github.com/articles/subversion-properties-supported-by-github/
>> You'll need to ask GitHub to implement support for the svn:eol-style
>> property I expect.
> Thanks for finding that!  That even has an 'ask a human' button, which
> I expect is my next step.
>> Might be easier to just use Tortoise Git?
> It may be!  But thanks for the responses anyway.
Most text-files have been commited with LF:
/tmp/ttt/sbml-test-suite> git ls-files --eol | grep "i/lf" | wc -l
Some have been commited with CRLF:
/tmp/ttt/sbml-test-suite> git ls-files --eol | grep "i/crlf" | wc -l

The whole repo deserves to be normalized and equipped with a .gitattributes 


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