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Subject: Re: [boost] Releases and EOLS
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-14 15:30:26

Frank Mori Hess wrote:
> On Saturday 14 February 2009 15:04, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> In the past there's been confusion as to what the release packages
>> contain with regards to EOLs
>> <>. My idea for dealing with
>> the confusion is to tag the packages with an EOL indicator (as explained
>> in the bug). Any other ideas?
> Couldn't you just let svn use the svn:eol-style to get the end-of-line
> characters right on files that are specifically for unix (for example the
> configure script mentioned in the bug report) in all packages? I checked
> in svn, and the configure script does have its svn:eol-style set properly
> to LF.

That wouldn't solve the problem for environments/toolsets that can use
the configure, Makefiles, etc. in CRLF form. In particular it would
cause grief for MinGW and Cygwin/CRLF users (I'm one of those).

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