Distributed source control @ Utah Python user group

blr at robertsr.us blr at robertsr.us
Tue Apr 10 16:38:44 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.

IIRC CVS, SVN, git, and hg all have the option at least to automagically
convert line endings.






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