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Subject: Re: [boost] Line endings fixes
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-12 23:42:45

on Mon Aug 12 2013, Niall Douglas <> wrote:

> 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 process
> (i.e. check for incorrectness, and fix).

IIRC it's possible to go back in SVN history and retroactively change
properties. Am I mistaken?

Dave Abrahams

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