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Re: vi spaces and EMACS tabs -> conflicting

From: Steve Greenland
Subject: Re: vi spaces and EMACS tabs -> conflicting
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 17:19:59 -0600
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On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 04:57:46PM -0500, Larry Jones wrote:
> TC Shen writes:
> > 
> >   My friends are using VI and place spaces in front of each line and I
> > am using EMACS and press TAB key to reformat his file.  When I do 'cvs
> > commit', nothing went wrong.  Then, my friends checked out and did 'cvs
> > co' then he got a lot of conflictings.  Is there any way we can tell CVS
> > to regard TAB the same as SPACE?
> No.  Quit doing gratuitous reformatting.

Emacs can be set to never insert tabs in code. Set the variable
indent-tab-mode to nil. Now all you have to do is agree *how many*
spaces to indent.


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