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Subject: Re: [boost] Releases and EOLS
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-15 09:28:40

Daniel James wrote:
>> 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?

If you try to run an LF shell script on either of those it gives errors,
or does nothing, because it looks like a single long line to them.

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