[cvsnt] linefeed convert on Unicode files

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Jan 6 09:57:15 GMT 2003

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Roger I Martin PhD wrote:

> Hi,
> When -ku option is used during a commit, linefeeds 0x000A
> are converted to 0x000D, 0x000A. When the file is pulled
> back out of cvs, NetBeans makes these go to 0x0D, 0x0A
> which then causes javac to not be able to compile.
> Netbeans likes Unicode files to have 0x000A to terminate
> lines.
> Is there a way to turn off conversions of linefeeds for
> Unicode files commited with -ku?
That sounds like a rather nasty Netbeans bug - have you reported it to them?
(0x0d0a isn't a valid unicode character and should never be written).

You can use the --lf switch to cvs to checkout with unix line endings, which
is what WinCVS uses.  Use this sparingly, though, as it can cause all sorts
of headaches mixing line endings.


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