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Re: Invoking GUI programs over SSH

On 01/20/2011 12:47 PM, David Antliff wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 20:06, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>> * David Antliff (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 18:31:25 +1300)
>>> Actually there is one outstanding issue with this "Hudson slaves over
>>> SSH" issue - due to the inability for Cygwin's bash to run scripts
>>> with DOS line endings, we've had to use SHELLOPTS=igncr in our
>>> Cygwin.bat files, since it cannot be modified once bash is running.

Actually, it CAN be modified when bash is running, via 'set -o igncr'.

Reread the bash release announcement for the various ways to control the
igncr settings:

>> Convert the shell scripts to LF endings.
> Yes, that would work, but it's not quite that simple - git clones
> files in CRLF format, with the autocrlf option set.

Are you using msysgit?  Because cygwin git does not clone files in CRLF
format on binary mounts (at least, it shouldn't, and if it does, that's
a bug in cygwin git).

> And no, you can't convert them to LF, recommit them in git, and expect
> them to check out later in LF format. They won't - they'll come out in
> CRLF format again, because of the way git works in Cygwin with
> autocrlf=true set.

Use cygwin git when using cygwin.

Eric Blake    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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