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Re: After cvs, emacs does not encode file correctly as dos

From: Mark Mynsted
Subject: Re: After cvs, emacs does not encode file correctly as dos
Date: 16 Sep 2002 08:07:50 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.1

>>>>> "Kai" == Kai Großjohann <address@hidden> writes:

 Kai> Mark Mynsted <address@hidden> writes:
 >> I have a file called notes.txt.  It has DOS style line endings etc.
 >> It is stored under linux.  When I view it from Emacs all was well,
 >> i.e. Emacs correctly identified it as a DOS file and used the dos
 >> encoding when visiting the file.  (I need the file to have the dos
 >> line endings, etc.)  I next started to manage the file using CVS.  Now
 >> the only way I can get Emacs to visit the file and display the line
 >> endings, etc, correctly is to:
 >> C-x <RET>c dos<RET>C-x C-f ~/doc/notes.txt 

 Kai> What happens when you visit it normally, without C-x RET c?

The file is filled with ^M characters.  If I query the current coding
system, via M-x describe-current-coding-system  I get:

  - -- undecided-unix

 Kai> Note that CVS might frob line endings.

Is that what is happening?  Is there something I can do?

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