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Re: Files in repo with mixed line endings

From: Marc Hoersken <>
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:07:36 +0200

On 12.09.2014 um 10:25 Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Sep 2014, Ray Satiro wrote:
>> Attached is a patch which changes all CRLF line endings to LF in the
>> three scripts with mixed line endings.
> Thanks! Diffs are really bad at handling newlines so this patch
> doesn't really apply easily - but I could still do the changes you
> identified there and I've now pushed that change.

But why did you apply the patch? Those files had CRLF line endings on
purpose and git automatically converting everything to CRLF is a
user-specific setting.
I personally do not like it and work with the original line endings in
order to avoid git messing up some files.
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Received on 2014-09-13