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Re: CVS and ^M

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS and ^M
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 13:55:23 -0400 (EDT)

David Koski writes [in one very long line]:
> I ran into the same thing.  We edit the source files on WinXX and the
> repository is on a Linux server.  The ^M of course is generated by the
> WinXX based editor.  The problem we had is every modification triggered
> a diff of the entire file.  That was resolved only by mounting the
> directory with the sandbox in binary mode in cygwin.  cvs is not adding
> the ^M, the WinXX/DOS editor is or cygwin is in text mode.

Don't mount the sandbox on the server, use WinCVS in client/server mode.

-Larry Jones

I like maxims that don't encourage behavior modification. -- Calvin

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