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From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS & SSL
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2001 15:09:55 -0400 (EDT)

Greg A. Woods writes:
> My suggestion has *ALWAYS* been to only ever store just unix-format text
> files in CVS (even if your repository doesn't currently sit on a proper
> unix-like system).  How you do that is up to you.  My suggested
> implementation has (always, iirc) been to do the conversion when reading
> and writing the file from/to the client filesystem and to *always* do
> the network communications in unix format.

This is, in fact, the way CVS is currently intended to work.  Of course,
that doesn't stop people from subverting it by operating on files with
non-native line endings.

-Larry Jones

What this games needs are negotiated settlements. -- Calvin

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