[Mono-list] A possible reason for getting newline problems

Martin Baulig martin@gnome.org
06 Mar 2002 13:41:23 +0100

Matt Liotta <mliotta@iname.com> writes:

> Doesn't using -kb cause the file to be handled as binary?

Yes. It creates the file exactly as it's in the repository.

     Like `-ko', but also inhibit conversion of line endings between
     the canonical form in which they are stored in the repository
     (linefeed only), and the form appropriate to the operating system
     in use on the client.  For systems, like unix, which use linefeed
     only to terminate lines, this is the same as `-ko'.  For more
     information on binary files, see *Note Binary files::.

Btw. using the -kb flag on checkout or update is something else (it
doesn't affect how the file is stored in the repository) than using it
with cvs add (specifies how the file is to be stored in the

Martin Baulig