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Subject: Re: [boost] Line endings fixes
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-12 23:44:02

on Mon Aug 12 2013, Vitaly Budovski <> wrote:

> 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
> 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.

Great; less work for me. I like that!

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

Be my guest, but hopefully we'll be off SVN soon enough that it won't
make any difference.

Dave Abrahams

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