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Re: problem with LF <--> CRLF trasnlation

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: problem with LF <--> CRLF trasnlation
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 10:02:07 -0700
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On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 09:18:07AM -0500, Thornley, David wrote:
> Yesterday, I had a problem in that a coworker had a file in cygwin
> that had been edited with something that left it with Windows
> line endings, and CVS checked it into the main repository (on a Unix
> machine) with Windows line endings.  Should I encourage developers
> to continue to use CVS on Cygwin, or should I push them to use WinCVS?
> Cygwin acted as if it were in the twilight zone between Windows and
> Unix in this case.

I was afraid someone was going to ask this.  :->

I don't know Cygwin, but, until I got more comfortable with it, I'd either
do EVERYTHING inside of cygwin, or nothing.  I get the impression that as
long as you don't mix and match what type of tools work on a file, you
should be ok.

       Mike Castle       Life is like a clock:  You can work constantly
  address@hidden  and be right all the time, or not work at all and be right at least twice a day.  -- mrc
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen

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