CRLF/LF Conversion

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Fri Jan 7 17:53:47 GMT 2000

Stefan Kappey wrote:
| We are supporting a software with a huge amount of single files 
| (more than 7000 (7K) files!) running/laying on the UNIX machine. 
| When we receive a patch we have to have to compare the patched 
| file with the one on our Sun and then add the patched lines into 
| it. Therefore we ftp the files to the Win clients and then use 
| a windows tool (vdifmrg) to compare and patch the files. This
| tool creates a new file with the merged output. After all this 
| we ftp those files back to the Sun.

	Well, ther'es at least two ways to do this:
	1) vdiffmrg on the Sun (the filemerge tool 
		does just that)
	2) change the whole share via the vfs written
		by Tim Potter (Tim.Potter at

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