[cvsnt] LF or CRLF?

Per Steneskog md94-pst at nada.kth.se
Sat Jun 28 22:29:03 BST 2003

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I have far from read through the complete news-archive and only quickly 
went through the wiki at www.cvsnt.org. So bashing is allowed. It is 
also possible that this question is not CVSNT-specific. If so I apology.

My "problem" is that I would like to use LF (*nix-style) new-lines. I 
have trouble getting the IDE (eclipse on Windows) to easily commit the 
files with LF instead of CRLF. Also having trouble running diff cause of 
different new-lines.

I have heard that CVS (the server?) is intelligent to depend on the OS 
of the CVS-client to check-out (or commit?) files with proper new-line. 
Though my experience (not CVSNT but CVS-server at linux) is that the 
*nix-users might get lovely ^M.

Am I just dumb trying to have LF new-lines within the repository? 
Instead, simply whenever I want to distribute to *nix, I should 
check-out from such os? (bummer, not available). Current solution is to 
strip CRLF->LF after check-out and then distribute.

Best regards
Per Steneskog

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