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Subject: Re: [boost] Git Modularization hiccups
From: Richard (legalize+jeeves_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-24 09:37:29

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boost_at_[hidden] spake the secret code
<A95078DB6C254A14BFEE61FE38AABFEC_at_pdimov5> thusly:

>Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>> Really? How many Windows text editors can't handle non-native line
>> endings these days?
>> (Notepad doesn't count as a text editor, and IMHO it's reasonable to
>> expect Boost contributors to use something other than Notepad - if you
>> can write C++ that works with multiple compilers on multiple platforms
>> then you can use a proper editor.)
>You have to remember to set the line endings for every new file though.

There have been some vague non-specific comments on this thread like
"one very popular code editor".

Instead of being vague, I'll be specific.

If you're a Visual Studio user, the "stripem" add-on allows you to
enforce a particular line ending for file names matching a regular
expression. Where I work, we require LF line endings for source
files and I have used this add-on to enforce that requirement. It
works great and handles new files and existing files alike. *poof*
No need to remember to do a manual step anymore.


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