Distributed source control @ Utah Python user group

Byron Clark byron.clark at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 15:01:56 MDT 2007


On 4/10/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> IMO, managing line endings shouldn't be a function of a vcs--a vcs should
> _never_ alter the data that it keeps.

I agree and AFAIK that is what git attempts to do.  Unfortunately,
'git commit' treats windows line endings as trailing whitespace and
will not let the user commit when there are 'suspicious patch lines'.
This happens even when the file used windows line endings in the
original commit.



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