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Re: Cleaning CRLFs from repository text files

From: Antonio Bemfica
Subject: Re: Cleaning CRLFs from repository text files
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2001 16:27:37 -0400 (EDT)

Yes, I tried and it didn't work - which does not not mean it doesn't work
at all (it should work, some people say...), it just means that I gave up
after a while and just fixed the problem files on checked-out copies and
recommitted them (I only had so much time to throw at this glitch).


On Mon, 18 Jun 2001 address@hidden wrote:

> We have some text files in a repository which contain DOS line endings,
> which were created on Windows and added to CVS from UNIX (via Samba, so
> no line conversion was done).  We also even have some files which
> contain mixed endings (CRLF and LF), depending on version.  I'd like to
> modify all the repository files so that history is retained and so that
> all have just UNIX line endings.  My first thought was to run 'tr -d
> '\r'' or dos2unix on the repository files themselves, but I'm wondering
> if this would result in some undesired side effect.
> Does anyone have experience doing this kind of surgery?
> Please also respond directly, since I'm not on the list.  Thanks!,
> --
> John Faith
> Lineo
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