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Re: Files in repo with mixed line endings

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:37:52 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 13 Sep 2014, Marc Hoersken wrote:

> 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.

No. Those three files had _mixed_ line endings and that will difficult to
handle by lots of tools. They also were never intended to have mixed line
endings, they were mistakes.

> I personally do not like it and work with the original line endings in
> order to avoid git messing up some files.

You should still be able to do that now!

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Received on 2014-09-13