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Re: CVS Woes

To: Andrew Linfoot <>
Subject: Re: CVS Woes
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 03:06:12 +0200
Cc: linux <>
In-reply-to: <001401bec0eb$87774220$0a02030a@snafu>; from Andrew Linfoot on Sun, Jun 27, 1999 at 11:22:21PM +0100
References: <001401bec0eb$87774220$0a02030a@snafu>
On Sun, Jun 27, 1999 at 11:22:21PM +0100, Andrew Linfoot wrote:
> DEC Alpha running NT and Internal modem
> samba share on my indy source tree
> I can connect to cvs@linus and do a cvs update. The problem is that samba or
> cvs appears to be converting the files to the DOS CR/LF format! and then
> everything breaks horribly.
> How can i get around this?

What CVS is doing is correct, it converts the files into what the local
system - the NT system - is using.
As a workaround try the keyword expansion mode -kb when checking out.
That will give you the original context of the server which happens to be
just right for your Indy.

> Anyone got a script or something that will strip this crap out!

Use find(1) and tr(1).  Or recode ...


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