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Re: svn commit: rev 5750 - branches/cvs2svn-kfogel/tools/cvs2svn

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-29 16:54:58 CEST

brane@xbc.nu writes:
> CVS on Windows creates RCS files with CRLF line endings. And that's
> a royal pain in the gluteus maximus because you can't migrate CVS
> repositories between Unix and Windows servers. It's also not quite
> clear to me what happens to line endings if you have a text file
> stored with -kb set, or what happens with real binary files.

Whoa -- you mean, not only the RCS metadata uses CRLF, but also the
texts of the revisions, even when they don't have -kb set? That
sounds just plain wrong. Supposedly RCS stores text files in Unix LF
format always, and -kb of course just stores whatever bytes you hand
it.

> Sounds like an interesting way to get a nervous breakdown, doesn't it?

Sounds like a familiar way to get a nervous breakdown :-(.

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