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Subject: Re: [boost] Line endings fixes
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-03 17:11:27

on Wed Jul 31 2013, Vitaly Budovski <> wrote:

> Hi Juergen,
> I've had a look and the svn:eol-style property seems to be present in
> the patches. Perhaps I've missed a file or two?
> Dave,
> I've had a look at the dot_gitattributes file and there doesn't seem
> to be anything wrong with it. The main issue is that there are a lot
> of inconsistencies with files of the same extension, so pretty much no
> matter what you change in the .gitattributes you will end up with
> issues. For the svg, we could change the type to binary, but that
> would potentially create a lot of noisy commits if people regenerate
> them on different platforms. It seems like the only proper fix is to
> correct the problems at the source.

Because the git repositories are continuously rebuilt from SVN,
correcting the problems at the source means checking fixes into SVN. I
support that approach. You don't need anything from me in order to do
that; just do it!

Dave Abrahams

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