[Pharo-dev] Issue with last line / line ending between FileTree and other repositoroes

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Tue Nov 12 16:51:07 EST 2013


Just a guess, but github warns when a newline is missing at end of file,
because there are still a few unix tools in the world inheriting from the
early 70s that cannot deal with such files, so maybe someone wanted github
to be happy and forced some extra newline at end of each Smalltalk method?


2013/11/12 Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>

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> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck <
> marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi Dale,
>>
>> During Smalltalks, you helped me to start loading my code into GemStone.
>> For that, we created a temp FileTree repository so that we could easily
>> edit/save and retry the load. That saved us modifying the code elsewhere,
>> commit, load again etc... Cool!
>> But now I have a problem... I am trying to merge from filetree to my
>> original repo. And when I do a diff (Monticello "Changes"), ALL methods
>> look like modified. FileTree either:
>>
>> - Removed last empty lines
>> - Changed the last dot of the last line.
>> - Removed last space of the last line
>>
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> Did it perhaps change the line-end character?
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>> So...in summary, it is like if it has changed always the very last
>> character (whether it is a space, a dot or an empty line). Maybe this is
>> related to crlf I don't know. But it is a pain because it looks like I am
>> committing 5k changes! hahaha and I cannot easily see what I have really
>> changed.
>>
>> Is this a known problem? Any workaround?
>>
>> I will send you by private email some screenshots.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
>> Mariano
>> http://marianopeck.wordpress.com
>>
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> --
> best,
> Eliot
>
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