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From Ian Maxon <>
Subject Re: IfThenElse.aql
Date Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:20:49 GMT
As a small post-script, I have also had the same thing happen with
asterix-app/data/csv/sample_01.csv . The fix is the same as

- Ian

On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 11:47 PM, Chris Hillery <> wrote:
> So several of you have probably noticed this file showing up as locally
> modified even in your pure local copies of master, and even "git reset
> --hard" won't make it show up as unchanged. First, the fix - run this
> command in the root directory of your asterixdb checkout:
> echo 'asterix-app/src/test/resources/AQLTS/queries/IfThenElse.aql
> text=unset' >> .git/info/attributes
> And boom! "git status" will no longer show that file as being locally
> modified.
> You're done. If you care about some of the reasons why this happened, read
> on.
> The reason is that we have a top-level .gitattributes file which declares
> "* text=auto", which tells git to normalize text files to LF in the working
> directory when you clone the repository. However that file was committed
> into git with CRLF line endings. I'm not sure precisely why this is only
> showing up as a difficulty now, and it appears that the correct solution -
> checking it back into the repository with LF endings - was committed as
> part of Ian's repackaging change.
> But that still leaves some of you with the annoyance in your local trees
> when you back up to before the repackaging change to do branch merges. You
> can't easily fix it by re-committing the file yourself, or by committing a
> change to .gitattributes, because that requires adding an actual new git
> commit either way, which can screw up your integration history.
> Fortunately, you can also set attributes via .git/info/attributes, and
> stuff in the .git directory isn't actually IN a git commit, so you can
> modify that locally without affecting your commit history.
> Once you're all done with merging and up to date with the latest master,
> you can safely remove that line from .git/info/attributes, or leave it be;
> it won't matter much either way.
> Ceej
> aka Chris Hillery

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