On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 6:27:38 AM UTC-7, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen 

>            Setting this variable to "true" is almost the same as setting 
>> the text attribute to "auto" on all files except that text files are not 
>> guaranteed to be normalized: files that contain CRLF in the repository will 
>> not be touched. Use this setting if you want to have CRLF line endings in
>>            your working directory even though the repository does not 
>> have normalized line endings. This variable can be set to input, in which 
>> case no output conversion is performed.
Thanks. I thought setting all files to have text=auto would only convert 
LFs to CRLFs if your platform's native line-endings are CRLFs. Guess I read 
the documentation wrong, but it also seems that on older versions of Git, 
auto.crlf behaved a bit differently.

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