[development] OT: Cygwin [WAS: create patch form]

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Feb 7 21:19:57 UTC 2007

Quoting Sam Tresler <sam at treslervania.com>:

> My windows box I need Cygwin to do a proper command line diff and I 
> need to run it through dos2unix first... this would actually make it 
> easier for some developers.

When I used to use Cygwin I made sure the mounted directories where in 
``binary'' mode so that when I used cvs to check things out I wasn't 
changing the line ending.  I also set the binary switch in vim so that 
^M is visable.  I don't use Cygwin any longer use MSYS instead 
(shameless plug).


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