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Databricks CLI's workspace export_dir command adds unnecessary edits despite not making any change in the workspace

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databricks workspace export_dir / export command with overwrite option enabled adds non-existent changes in the target directory. 1. It introduces new line deletion and 2. add/deletion of MAGIC comments despite not making any meaningful changes in the source (workspace) directory.

Steps to reproduce this issue:

  1. Clone a scala repository from Gitlab.
  2. Import to DB workspace from local filesystem
  3. Export from DB workspace to local filesystem with overwrite enabled.
  4. git diff

Screenshot 2023-06-06 at 2.44.48 PM 


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Hi @Manjunath Shettar​ 

Great to meet you, and thanks for your question!

Let's see if your peers in the community have an answer to your question. Thanks.


I am encountering this issue as well and it did not happen previously.  Additionally, you see this pattern if you are using repos internally and make a change to a notebook in another section.

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