Strange CVS problem (help!!!)
ps at leissner.se
Fri Sep 6 17:33:42 CDT 2002
> On September 6, 2002 05:16 pm, Lionel Ulmer wrote:
> > > As of lately, this no longer happens: I get a big fat
> conflic for all
> > > the changes I submit! This is *very* annoying. Anyone knows
> > > how to fix this behaviour? Alexandre, are you doing anything
> > > different?
> > Maybe automatic white-space stripping at commit time ?
> I was thinking of that, but I get a conflict on _every_ hunk...
> How can I avoid it, this is really, really bad. In particular,
> if I submit a large patch, and then I continue working on
> a different part of the file, I am in trouble...
Try running winapi_cleanup before generating the patch.
Running it before doing "cvs update" might also help.
winapi_cleanup strips trailing white-space from .c and .h files.
Note that you have to install it first.
Then you can run it in whatever directory you like
and it converts the .c and .h files. You can also
run it on specific files like:
winapi_cleanup foo.c bar.c baz.h
PS. It is "intelligent" and only actually modifies files
that needs to be modified so the timestamp on the
files that needn't be modified remains.
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