Bash 3.1.17(8) CR/LF problem
Thu Sep 28 00:02:00 GMT 2006
On Wed, 27 Sep 2006, Malcolm Nixon wrote:
> Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> > You can change the Perforce filetype to be binary, and that way Perforce
> > will leave the cr/lf alone. Then check out the scripts, do a d2u on them,
> > and check them back in.
> > $ p4 edit -t binary myscript.sh
> I believe this is what I will end up being forced to do. Many of the
> other fixes could be used if this were just my system, however I have to
> assist over 30 developers scattered around the country, most of whom are
> Cygwin illiterate (other than running a simple build script).
> The mount point idea would work, except that every developer gets their
> local sandbox in different areas of their drives, and most have multiple
> sandboxes active for work on different branches.
Right. So do the above "binary" fix on just the main build script (since
your Cygwin-illiterate developers are unlikely to touch that), and also
have that script adjust the mount where *it* lives (or some path relative
to it) if the OS is Cygwin and the mount is binary...
> The only truly annoying thing with binary files in Perforce is that it
> makes diffing and merging much harder.
Indeed. So don't go the full Monty until you've exhausted other options.
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