Lineendings (was Everything good about Python except GUI IDE?)

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 20:55:08 EST 2016


On Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:20:19 AM UTC+5:30, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Rustom Mody  wrote:
> > Unfortunately that's the outlook all major VCSes (not just git) have started
> > with and its wrong.
> > Speaking somewhat simplistically:
> > On windows one should see CRLF
> > On *nix LF
> > And this SHOULD NOT be a diff!
> > [Assuming the VCS is serious about collaboration]
> >
> 
> If you want this, simply run this on your Windows computer:
> 
> git config --global core.autocrlf true
> 
> Job done. The repo will record LF, but you'll get CRLF on the Windows
> box. Alternatively, if you're happy with LF on Windows, but want
> protection against accidentally checking in a CRLF:
> 
> git config --global core.autocrlf input
> 
> Either way, this means that line endings get folded to LF for consistency.
> 
> ChrisA

Just check stackoverflow for how often this FAILS to work


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