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Re: Line ending normalization doesn't work as expected

On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 11:26 AM, Torsten Bögershausen <tboegi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> The short version is, that the instructions on Github are outdated.
> This is the official procedure (since 2016, Git v2.12 or so)
> But it should work even with older version of Git.
> $ echo "* text=auto" >.gitattributes
> $ git read-tree --empty   # Clean index, force re-scan of working directory
> $ git add .
> $ git status        # Show files that will be normalized
> $ git commit -m "Introduce end-of-line normalization"

Is the way I did it that worked also a valid solution? Or did it only
work accidentally? Again the command I ran that worked is:

$ git rm -r --cached . && git add .