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Re: Line Breaks

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Line Breaks
Date: Fri, 31 May 102 10:57:46 -0400 (EDT)

Willi Richert writes:
> the CVS doc says that it handles the different 
> line breaks of windows and unix platforms by itself.
> I.e. if I check out a file under unix which was 
> checked in under windows I get the unix line breaks.
> Is that true? In my CVS it does not work. Do I have to 
> put on certain switches to get that behaviour?

Yes, it's true, provided your CVS clients follow the rules.  The
standard CVS release works correctly.  WinCVS and the cygwin version of
CVS can both be configured to work incorrectly, using Unix line endings
on Windows.

-Larry Jones

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