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Re: Importing an NT repository to Unix?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Importing an NT repository to Unix?
Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 16:43:04 -0400 (EDT)

Scott, Ryan writes:
> Thanks Larry.  Am I correct in thinking that everything would be ready to go
> if I just took a tarball from the NT repository and un-tarred it onto the
> Unix box?

Not quite -- that will leave you with DOS line endings (<CR><LF>) in
your text files, which will cause problems.  You'll need to run some
kind of line ending conversion utility (popular names are dos2unix,
dostounix, dtou, etc.) on things in CVSROOT like config, history,
loginfo, taginfo, etc.

-Larry Jones

I think my cerebellum just fused. -- Calvin

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