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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-08 18:06:13

I was under the impression that CVS handled all this transparently. We
certainly had no problems at the last place I worked that used CVS, then
again, we had no macs around either. But it certainly seemed to handle LF
and CRLF just fine.

At Monday 2002/07/08 14:08, you wrote:
>At 02:14 AM 7/8/2002, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> >Thanks for this suggestion - but most important I was saying that a Boost
> >release should not contain 'features' like this, especially when they cause
> >such perplexing effects.
>We currently scan periodically for certain problems; tabs in source files,
>file names too long, etc.
>I would hate to discriminate against the Mac folks by banning CR
>terminations altogether, but am at a loss as to what to do.
>Maybe ban files that mix CR-only line terminations with the other two.
>Anyone have any better ideas?
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