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Re: dos2unix file endings

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: dos2unix file endings
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 09:31:37 -0400

Spiro Trikaliotis writes:
> (Note: IIRC, the Cygwin CVS client will check out with Unix line endings
> if Cygwin is set to Unix line endings. You might want to use that)

Only if you never ever use any regular Windows tools, too.  Otherwise,
you're almost certain to end up with a mish mash of line endings, some
DOS and some Unix, even within the same file, that is nearly impossible
to straighten out.
Larry Jones

OK, there IS a middle ground, but it's for sissy weasels. -- Calvin

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