Comment #20 on issue 2916 by davidpfa...@gmail.com: Review Board does not
respect line endings
Our current release process is to merge the approved patch into /trunk, and
this issue creates extra steps when merging the downloaded patch.
I use 'svn patch' to apply the patch file, which works without errors, but
all of the newly inserted lines, as well as the surrounding 'context' lines
are converted to unix-style line-endings.
I then need to use either unix2dos or Eclipse "File -> Convert Line
Delimiters To -> Windows" to fix the line-endings before committing the
RB should preserve the uploaded patch without modifications.
If it needs a normalized version of the patch for internal processing, it
should probably create a working copy.
If storage space is a concern, you might also consider deleting the working
copies when the review is closed, re-creating them as needed from the
original assets if the review is re-opened.
You might also be able to short-cut the creation of the working copy of the
original patch file is already in the correct format.
Thank you for your time,
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