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Subject: Re: [boost] Releases and EOLS
From: Daniel James (daniel_james_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-15 04:36:17

> Frank Mori Hess wrote:
>> 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.

I set svn:eol-style for shell scripts in 1.38. This issue had come up
several times and everyone seemed to think it was a good idea.

2009/2/14 Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>:
> 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).

How does it cause grief?


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