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Re: How to see the raw line endings in a file?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How to see the raw line endings in a file?
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 22:10:49 +0300

> From: Steinar Bang <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 20:57:55 +0200
> 
> The reason I'm asking this question is that I am encountering a problem
> noone else seems to be encountering, and I was wondering if I could
> trust what emacs is telling me

Yes, you can.

> > In general, when a file has mixed EOLs, what will show in the mode
> > line and what in the buffer is determined by sheer luck, because Emacs
> > examines only a small portion of the file to determine the EOL format,
> > and depending on where you have CRLF and where just LF you can end up
> > with either "DOS" or ^M characters.
> 
> Hm... so, if the is not detected as "DOS" and I mainly look at the start
> of the file, then it looks like a unix file, but could have an CR
> further down...?

Yes, it could.



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