On Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 9:30:31 AM UTC+2, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On 21 May 2015 at 04:33, Dale R. Worley <wor...@alum.mit.edu <javascript:>> 
> wrote: 
> > Rainer M Krug <r.m....@gmail.com <javascript:>> writes: 
> >> for some strange resold, git considers my emacs.org file (which is a 
> text 
> >> file) as a binary. This is only in one repository, and other .org files 
> are 
> >> seen as text. 
> > 
> > http://fileinfo.com/extension/org says that .org is the extension used 
> > by Lotus Organizer, so perhaps someone along the line has set the Git 
> > installation or repository to assume that such files are binary. 
> AFAIU git completely disregards the file ending when determining 
> whether a file is binary or not.  See e.g. answer one to 
> <
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6119956/how-to-determine-if-git-handles-a-file-as-binary-or-as-text>.
if I use .gitattributes as I mentioned I did to solve the problem, it 
doesn't, but generally my observation, that one .org file is considered as 
binary while all other are considered as text) underlines that git is doing 
a check (as outlined in the post you mentioned).



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