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Re: Forcing DOS line endings on checkout/update

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: Forcing DOS line endings on checkout/update
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2001 13:45:26 -0400
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2001 at 11:35:07AM -0400, Alleman, Lowell wrote:
> Is it possible to force cvs to use DOS line endings on a Unix-based machine?

It's not CVS itself, but rather the underlying C library, that's
responsible for this conversion.  CVS just goes "putchar('\n')"
(or fputs() or printf() or whatever), and the I/O routines
translate that into the system's local convention (on Unix, of
course, no translation need be done).

So it's not simply a matter of "turning on" an existing
translation scheme, because there isn't one; it'd have to be


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