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Subject: Re: [boost] Line endings fixes
From: Niall Douglas (ndouglas_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-13 10:42:53

> > 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
> process
> > (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.

Dave Abrahams and I have come to an agreement that fixing up all past git
commits to be EOL correct is probably the one choice acceptable.

We're currently working out the details off list.

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

Boost already has those, but some incorrectness has slipped in over time.


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