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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Line endings in bootstrap.bat on Windows
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-27 02:18:44

On 27 Nov 2013 at 7:10, Daniel James wrote:

> On 27 November 2013 03:54, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> > The conversion represents the file contents from SVN losslessly.
> Then the gitattributes file should probably reflect that.

We've already had this discussion on this list several times now. The
way conversion is currently represents the lowest amount of data
loss. That's why they chose that option.

If you don't care too much about corrupting history, I have a lovely
patch sitting as a pull request to Boost2Git which will generate you
all EOL correct text for all of migrated history. Be aware it does
unavoidably eat some data.


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