DOS line endings

Mike Stump
Fri Apr 25 05:28:00 GMT 2003

On Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 10:31 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> The short version is that
> certain proprietary and far too clever for their own good version
> control systems consider that a file that originally had Unix line
> endings must have them forever and ever, world without end, amen, and
> if you try to check in a new version of the file that's unchanged but
> for acquiring DOS line endings, it will say "You didn't change
> anything!  I refuse to check this in!"  This causes headaches for
> automatic scripts attempting to track a CVS repository in this
> system.

There is an option to force it, use that option.

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