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From engelbert gruber <>
Subject Re: eol-style and utf-16
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2017 11:17:09 GMT
sorry one more

On 30 October 2017 at 21:57, engelbert gruber <>

checking in a file with eol-style native on unix : eol = 0x0a
> checking it out on windows : 0x0a is replaced by 0x0d 0x0a
> when the file is in utf-16 : eol ist 0x00 0x0a
> and when checked out on windows this becomes : 0x00 0x0d 0x0a
> which breaks utf-16 as far as i understand it
> possible fixes:
> * get utf-## aware
> * add a charsize property
> * document it
> * recommend eol-style a nonnative eol-style: LF CR or CRLF
* turning of eol-style is an option, but not in general, as subversion
comes with eol-style native
  (i like to stick with defaults, to ease setting up systems and because
  are more knowledgable than me)

setting svn:mime-type  to 'application/octet-stream' shouldn't be necessary

  Currently, Subversion only looks at the first 1024 bytes of the file; if
any of the bytes are zero,
  or if more than 15 percent are not ASCII printing characters, then
Subversion calls the file binary.

is correct. by this utf-16 will always be binary.
mine was a csv-file, but the problem might be that it was imported from a


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