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Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization hiccups
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-24 06:57:28

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Mathias Gaunard
> Sent: Friday, May 24, 2013 10:56 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization hiccups
> On 24/05/13 11:03, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> > This caused quite a bit of grief with the several types of files in
> > documentation, like jpg, svg, png, and others I don't recall immediately.
> >
> > Finding that you can't commit is really unwanted when you are fumbling with a new tool like GIT.
> Disabling the Git feature that automatically converts unix line endings to windows line endings
allows to
> avoid all line endings problems, but requires that you edit all files with a text editor that
supports unix
> line endings.

Not very helpful if you are a Windows user?

I think this must work fully automatically.

(The two groups of people who devised two different line-ending systems should all have their head
smashed together! ;-)

> > These were missing from the SVN setup file suggested as standard. My
> > current list is
> >
> > <snip svn props />
> >
> > I hope we will have all of these - and more - including .sh and .bat.
> There is no need for all of these. *.sh and configure are the only two useful ones in that list.
> *.bat and *.cmd could be useful, but the value in svn props is wrong, it should force to CRLF.

I'm only hoping that mere users should not have to do more than import the configuration file.

There is going to be more than enough to sort out with migrating to GIT without this issue.


Paul A. Bristow,
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