I have 3 different gitconfigs for use with Windows, Linux, and Cygwin.
Although Linux and Cygwin are the same in the CRLF area there are other
areas that I need it to be different.
autocrlf = true
safecrlf = false
---Linux and Cygwin---
autocrlf = input
safecrlf = false
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:42:42 AM UTC-7, fpefpe wrote:
> Thanks for the info ... In general I want to save my work, which us usual
> It seems from the install, that there is a mini cygwin layer so if that is
> the case I would
> just use git from within cygwin and set those config sections as noted
> On Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:05:49 AM UTC-4, Philip Oakley wrote:
>> *From:* fpefpe
>> *To:* git-...@googlegroups.com
>> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2012 2:30 AM
>> *Subject:* [git-users] unix / windows EOL
>> Hello --
>> Is there an option or switch for git to handle files created on windows
>> that have a <crlf> EOL where
>> files on unix have <LF>
>> Yes. Though it can be 'complicated' depending on what you want to achieve.
>> (that is you have to think about what you want, and then select the
>> correct setting)
>> The norm is usually for the repo to hold text files with just LF endings,
>> and then let git convert those back to crlf on windows when appropriate
>> based on the settings.
>> In git config (man page), have a look at core.eol, core.safecrlf, and
>> also have a look at `See gitattributes(5) <http://gitattributes.html> for
>> more information on end-of-line conversion.'
>> I chose the simple option of repo has LF.
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