Distributed source control @ Utah Python user group

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Tue Apr 10 15:45:51 MDT 2007

On Tuesday 10 April 2007, Byron Clark wrote:
> 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.

Sounds like a featurebug ;)

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