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Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:59:02 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: linux-x86-clang build broken: UTF-8 byte order mark
 detected in 'keepass2john.c', but encoding is not supported

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 2:44 PM, magnum <> wrote:
> On 2012-06-28 11:08, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> On 06/28/2012 10:49 AM, magnum wrote:
>>> On 2012-06-28 10:46, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>>>> $ file keepass2john.c
>>>> keepass2john.c: UTF-8 Unicode (with BOM) English text
>>> UTF-8 BOM is the worst idea ever. I will fix.
>> The funny thing is that with git diff I saw the removed BOM, but in the
>> patch created with git format-patch  and on github you don't see any
>> differences.
> It's the same when you fix legacy line endings. I'm not sure why it even
> works, but it does.
>> Isn't there some git magic which prevents accidentally committing such
>> files, or some pre-commit hook to remove BOMs (and trailing spaces) from
>> .c/.h files?

Thanks for fixing this. I couldn't remove the BOM myself. I still
don't know how I got it in the first place ;)


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