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From: Roland Weiss (weissr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-11-29 10:10:37

Beman Dawes wrote:

> >[Note to Beman: this isn't the only cr/lf complaint I've had this week
> >relating to the boost zip file, if I supply a shell script for producing
> a
> >tar.gz file from the Win32 CVS source, can we distribute a unix friendly
> >tar.gz file as well?]
> Yes, let's at least consider adding a boost_all.tar.gz. I'd like to build
> it with identical content to How complex a shell script is
> required? Can you point me to a Win32 version of a tar.gz encoder that is
> known to produce files maximally useful by unix/linux decoders? I'd need
> help from unix/linux users to test the resulting .tar.gz to make sure it
> does what it is supposed to do.
> --Beman

At least the Info-ZIP version of unzip has the option -a, which converts
line ends of text files inside the zip archive according to your system
when extracting. Maybe add this to the FAQs?

   Roland Weiss

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