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Re: CVS and ^M

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: CVS and ^M
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2002 07:00:23 -0700 (PDT)

--- David Koski <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 11:27:59 -0700 (PDT)
> Noel Yap <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 3) Mount your drives as text and Cygwin's CVS
> should
> > do the translations as appropriate.
> Watch out.  Lines already in the repository with ^M
> will be different.  If you already have a file with
> all lines ending with CR,LF and you allow cygwin to
> translate to LF, then the whole file will be
> different.  Do a "cvs diff myfile" before a commit
> to make sure you want to do that.

I've always used Cygwin in binary mode with editors
that understand one-character line endings.  I had
thought, in order to use "closed-world" editors, one
would have to mount using text mode.  Do to the lack
of real experience with this on my part, I would trust
your (ie David's) assessment and advice over mine.


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