directory-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: [OT] Text file CR/LF rules
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2005 06:18:12 GMT
Trustin Lee wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm using UNIX text file format, but I found some patches are in DOS 
> text file format, which has an extra '\r' in a line.  This confuses 
> the diff engine and replaces the whole source code, and make the 
> change is huge. ( e.g SVN commit notification)
> So it would be great if all of use UNIX text file format.  (though I 
> bet all PMC members uses it. :)

Yep UNIX format regardless of platform.  Also no tabs just use spaces 
for tabs (length = 4) ... saying this because it causes the same 
problem: svn diffs get messed up.


View raw message