Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Line endings in bootstrap.bat on Windows
From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-27 02:25:47
On 27 November 2013 07:18, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.
I'm not saying the conversion should be changed. I'm saying that the
gitattributes file should represent the conversion. It currently
doesn't which is why there are problems. It's claiming that "*.bat",
"*.svg" and "*.vsproj" files have normalised line endings, but they
don't and that confuses git.
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