I checked line endings in Notepad++ and both were unix.

Unfortunately I can not reproduce the problem anymore, as when I fixed the 
problem I stepped to the next development problem.

sha1 compare and binary check are good idea for next time.

Thanks your help & ideas anyway,

2015. május 16., szombat 17:10:58 UTC+2 időpontban Dale Worley a következőt 
> "Philip Oakley" <philip...@iee.org <javascript:>> writes: 
> > You may find that there are 'end of line' differences between the 
> > commits in the server, and the commits you have locally, which after 
> > eol conversion, look identical, but the different eol strings makes 
> > the sha1's different. 
> Yes, it's usually the case when files look the same but the merge 
> program doesn't like them that there is an end-of-line problem.  Worse, 
> the *same file contents* can mean logically different things if one 
> version of the file is interpreted in one way in regard to line endings 
> and the other version is interpreted in a different way. 
> To start diagnosing the problem, the first thing is to extract the 
> hashes of the files as Git has them recorded.  Another is to get Git to 
> output the two files and you save them into two files.  Then use some 
> stupid program like cmp to check whether the files are *actually* 
> byte-by-byte identical.  (When you're having problems like this, avoid 
> using any "intelligent" file comparison program, because such programs 
> often apply their own interpretation to the files they handle -- 99% of 
> the time, it helps the user, but this is one of the 1% situations.) 
> Another thing to do is check out one of the commits, then manually run a 
> checksum program (e.g., sha1sum) on the file in question.  Then check 
> out the other commit, and manually run the checksum.  Are the checksums 
> the same?  Do they agree with the checksums Git has recorded for the 
> files in the commit objects? 
> Dale 

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