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Re: conflict

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: conflict
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 18:08:24 -0500
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On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 01:39:26PM -0800, Schwenk, Jeanie wrote:
> We had a large set of files checked into the respository but they had
> windows line endings.  One other developer and myself checked out, scripted
> the bad line endings away.  In the meantime, prior to commits, a branch was
> made.  These files still have the windows line endings because we had not
> committed.  Changes have been made down that branch.  

Try this.  Make backups before, during, and after, of course:
  - check out a sandbox ON THE BRANCH that's causing the problem
  - "script away" the Windows line endings there
  - commit
  - now try the merge again

> Is there a way (when there is a conflict) to have white space ignored during
> a merge?

Not that I know of.

Good luck!


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