Thanks Philip,

Those files are usually code files (java, as, xml, properties) and doesn't 
contain any non-ascii symbols.
Running file command gives usually this:

>file A.java
A.java: ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators


How else can I check that?


On Thursday, April 3, 2014 11:18:35 PM UTC+4, Philip Oakley wrote:
>
> ´╗┐ 
> Sorry for top post.
> The problem *maybe* 'unicode' in that autodetect on general unicode text 
> (i.e. non US ASCII chars) will be detected as binary files rather than as 
> text files, and somehow thus different (or treated different). In 
> particular I believe it's that Git detects null bytes as an indicator of 
> binaryness.
>  
> Can you check if those files have that characteristic?
>  
> Philip
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> *From:* Stas Fedotov <javascript:> 
> *To:* git-...@googlegroups.com <javascript:> 
> *Sent:* Thursday, April 03, 2014 7:49 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [git-users] git showing modified files right after branch 
> chekout
>
>   I am using git on Cygwin. 
>
> Today I figured out that this is .gitattributes file which is messing the 
> stuff. .gitattributes contains only 
> * text = auto
>
> After removing the file - problem was gone.
>
> But I still wonder why? Because the both git-scm book and github tutorial 
> on lineendings told that .gitattributes should solve my problem.
>
>
>
> On Thursday, April 3, 2014 10:41:38 PM UTC+4, Nelson Efrain A. Cruz wrote: 
>>
>> Perhaps it's a problem with git for Windows. I run in a, somehow, similar 
>> situation using git for windows: in a branch, say branch-one, I have files 
>> that didn't exists in branch-two. So changing from branch-one to branch-two 
>> will result in all of these files that didn't exists in branch-two showing 
>> up like untracked files.
>>
>> Maybe you can try asking in the group for msysGit[1]
>>
>> [1] = https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/msysgit 
>>
>> El abr 2, 2014 8:40 AM, "Stas Fedotov" <stas.f...@gmail.com> escribi├│:
>>
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> I have pretty much strange situation. Working on Windows machine and 
>>> committing to Git Stash.
>>>
>>> In my global config I have core.autocrlf=true and there is 
>>> .gitattributes in repo with * text = auto
>>>
>>> Now here is what I do on clean, recently cloned repo:
>>>
>>> >git status #1on develop, no changes
>>>
>>> >git checkout -t origin/BRANCH-1 && git status #2
>>> Branch BRANCH-1 set up to track remote branch GPIII-96 from origin.
>>> Switched to a new branch 'BRANCH-1'
>>> modified: A.java
>>> modified: B.java
>>> modified: C.java
>>>
>>> >file A.java
>>> A.java: ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators
>>>
>>> >git rm --cached -r . && git reset --hard && git status
>>> # On branch BRANCH-1
>>> nothing to commit (working directory clean)
>>> **WTF??**
>>>
>>> >git checkout develop -f && git status 
>>> modified: D.java
>>> **WTF???* **#remember on #1 it was OK*
>>>
>>> >git checkout BRANCH-1 -f && git status 
>>> modified: A.java
>>> modified: B.java
>>> modified: C.java
>>> **WTF???**
>>>
>>>
>>> I am really not sure if it is connected to line-endings. I just have no 
>>> idea how to check it.
>>>
>>> Any ideas on what's going on and how to fix that?
>>>
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