Bash 3.1.17(8) CR/LF problem

Jonathan Arnold
Wed Sep 27 20:07:00 GMT 2006

Malcolm Nixon wrote:
> Unfortunately simply running "d2u" isn't a solution because:
>    * Some revision control systems make the files read-only.

I would venture to guess that *all* sccs make a file read-only.

>    * Some detect the change to <LF> as changes require manual merging.

It ought to, if you made the change.  Check it out, make the change to
fix the broken code and check it back in.

>    * Some translate files to a "Local" format (CR/LF on Windows).

Perforce will do this if you let it.  Or you can set the LineEnd option
for the client to be Unix or Share.

Jonathan Arnold             

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