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Subject: Re: [boost] Line endings fixes
From: Vitaly Budovski (vbudovski+news_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-12 17:58:25

On 13 Aug 2013 01:46, "Niall Douglas" <ndouglas_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> This isn't just a SVG problem: bootstrap.bat in the root directory has the
> wrong svn:eol-style for example!
> Options:
> 1. If we don't care that checkouts from git of old revisions may have
> incorrect EOLs, we can commit a fix to all affected files in SVN HEAD to
> ensure their svn:eol-style exactly matches what
> says it should be.
> 2. If we do care that checkouts from git any revision are always correct,
> we'll need to do some monkeypatching during the svn to git conversion
> (i.e. check for incorrectness, and fix).
> Niall

I prefer the first option, since it's not just a git problem and keeps the
two repositories consistent.

Might also be a good idea to introduce some pre-commit SVN hooks to ensure
appropriate line endings.

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