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Re: line-ending conversion and keyword substitution

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-12-13 20:58:04 CET

As Karl pointed out, I meant "consistent across revisions" rather than
"consistent across files."

In that respect, your comments about "first commit wins" still hold.

Cheers,
-g

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 09:09:55AM -0800, Bruce Atherton wrote:
> At 02:08 AM 12/13/2001 -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
> >I'd like to vote for Bruce's plan.
> >
> >1) the repository receives consistent line endings, which assists all the
> > various access mechanisms to the data that resides there
>
> Can you explain this point? What are the benefits to consistent line
> endings in the repository?
>
> What I've proposed is that files in the repository should have the line
> endings that people give them. If you are in an all-Windows environment,
> all the files have CRLF. If you are in an all-Unix environment, all the
> files will have LF endings. In a mixed environment, it is based on first
> commit.
>
> This won't work if there are a lot of ramifications to having mixed line
> endings in the repository.
>
>
>
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