Good guess, I had not been thinking about the different EOLs, but all the
files that show up as modified only under Fedora are .ogg files: no EOLs at
have this problem. So it is hard to see how EOL inconcistency could explain
why sound files are showing up as modified.
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:30:28 AM UTC-8, Alex Lewis wrote:
> I think this question on stackoverflow might help... -
> Basically the problems stems to you using the same physical repo with two
> different types of Git client, one built to use Windows EOL and the other
> using Linux EOL. When you mix the two, I.e. work with a file in Linux when
> it was created whilst on Windows I think you'll run into problems. I think
> if you set up the Windows client correctly (or specifically use the
> .gitattributes file for the repository) I *think* you'll be ok.
> On Wednesday, 30 January 2013 02:40:47 UTC, Matthew Johnson wrote:
>> I hate to cross post, but I can no longer see my message to the same
>> effect at the Git mailing list, where I got no reply, so here we go:
>> First, some background. I have one hard disk separated into two partitions:
>> one for the version of Windows 7 that shipped on this rather new
>> Thinkpad (Windows 7 Professional SP1), the other for Fedora 17 (which I
>> installed and keep up-to-date). Of course, it is rather easy to access
>> the Windows partition from the F17 partition, which I
>> have been doing with no noticeable problems: the File Explorer equivalent,
>> Dolphin (the KDE equivalent) will automount the Windows
>> partition as a filesystem under /media, I only have to enter the password
>> for 'su'.
>> I don't think it makes a difference, but for completeness I provide the
>> options with which I find it mounted:
>> /dev/sda2 on /media/Windows7_OS type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,
>> Anyway, the problem is this: the very same files, e.g.
>> Johnson/MrEd/mr.ed/lesson1/images/home-icon.jpg show up as 'modified' when
>> I type "git status" (in the mr.ed/ dir) using the F17 git client,
>> but do not show up at all when I type "git status" under the Cygwin client.
>> This problem is not on all files, only a few, predominantly in
>> two directories.
>> Under Windows (cygwin) "git status" shows nothing to commit, only untracked
>> files, which is what I expect; only under F17 do I get several modified
>> files -- and these have old dates (e.g. Nov 27).
>> Yes, that is another important note: I am running Cygwin on the Windows
>> The versions of things under the F17 partition are:
>> Linux 3.7.3-101.fc17.x86_64 x86_64
>> System: Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)
>> KDE: 4.9.5
>> git --version
>> git version 220.127.116.11
>> Under Cygwin, the git version is 1.7.9.
>> Finally, I did check the git configuration to make sure the same
>> user.name and user.email are set in both. And in both cases, I made mr.ed
>> the current directory before executing "git status". Shouldn't that be
>> enough? Is there anything else that must match in the git config?
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