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Re: CVS and ^M

From: David Koski
Subject: Re: CVS and ^M
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 12:43:14 -0700

On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 13:55:23 -0400 (EDT)
address@hidden (Larry Jones) wrote:

> 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.

What do you mean "Don't mount the sandbox on the server"?  My sandbox happens 
to be on a server share (Windows client/workstation, linux smb share) but I 
have observed the same behaviour on a stand-alone Windows based sandbox.

cygwin cvs works fine for me.  I don't use WinCVS.


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