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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Bug report: The auto-props setting of svn:mime-type is impossible to avoid.
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2015 23:05:21 GMT
On Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 10:06:26AM +0200, Edward d'Auvergne wrote:
>...
> As this bad behaviour can be so incredibly damaging for this
> repository,

Note: the files themselves are not "damaged" -- Subversion will never
alter the contents of a file when it is first imported/added. It may
make a file look different in the working copy, according to
svn:eol-style. But the svn:mime-type is just a property associated
with the file. Its only real use is when the file is served via HTTP
to a web browser.

If a file is committed to the repository with an svn:mime-type, why
don't you just delete/correct the property in a following commit?

Cheers,
-g

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