[cvsnt] Troubles with diff after shifting from CVS on Linux to CVSNT

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Tue Nov 5 12:24:27 GMT 2002

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Probably the line endings were corrupted when the ,v files were moved.
WinZip is known to do this by default (can be turned off).


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From: "Brenden Phillips" <brenden at inspire.net.nz>
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Subject: [cvsnt] Troubles with diff after shifting from CVS on Linux to

> Hi
> I've shifted a clients CVS tree from their Linux server to their newer
> server running CVSNT.
> On any of the files that they have changed and checked back in to the new
> repository they cannot run diffs or graph the files. The error reported is
> cvs [server aborted]: linefeed expected in
> C:/cvsrepo/modules/path/to/file/filename.java,v (got 13)
> Files that haven't been changed work fine.
> Checkouts and checkins on all the files are OK
> The whole repository was tar'd up and shifted to the windows box for the
> transfer.

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