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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Line endings in bootstrap.bat on Windows
From: Björn Pollex (bjoern.pollex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-25 03:53:04

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 9:13 AM, Philippe Vaucher <
philippe.vaucher_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > Provided that the backend repository uses LF line endings exclusively
> > (which is the git-recommended style), autocrlf=true is the recommended
> > setting on Windows and should not result in a diff being shown if the
> > checkout was made with this setting in force. [1][2]
> In my experience, it's much simpler to always have autocrlf=false no matter
> the platform you are on. There are scenarios where autocrlf might be
> desired, but it's usually much simpler to have it false and handle this at
> the editor level...
Setting autocrlf = false did indeed fix that problem. Line endings in Git
are somewhat arcane (as indicated by the question you've linked).
> My 0.02$
> Philippe
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Thanks for the response!

    Björn Pollex

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