Distributed source control @ Utah Python user group

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Tue Apr 10 14:47:48 MDT 2007


On Tuesday 10 April 2007, Byron Clark wrote:
> On 4/10/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> > IMO, git is becoming a vcs to reckon with. I do admit that it would be
> > nice to have more solid windows support (such as tortoise does for cvs
> > w/shell integration) for all those projects that are cross platform.
>
> While a GUI would be nice, I would be content to have a version of git
> for win32 that doesn't require cygwin.  It would also be nice not to
> have to constantly run dos2unix so that git doesn't barf on '\r\n'
> line endings.

IMO, managing line endings shouldn't be a function of a vcs--a vcs should 
_never_ alter the data that it keeps.

Many editors now let you configure how they handle line endings.  I know that 
editplus lets you choose between preserving, or forcing any of the three.




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