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Subject: Re: [boost] [conversion] Isolating the phantom file changes problem
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-27 09:16:53

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 4:43 AM, Philippe Vaucher <
philippe.vaucher_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Excuse my ignorance, but why do we need to set attributes about eol or even
> suggest auto.crlf=true ? Why can't this be managed at the editor level?

The core.autocrlf true suggestion for Windows users is a bit of a side
track, and will probably be removed.

The .attributes file allows "you to ensure consistent behaviour for all
users regardless of their git settings." See

At least that's my current understanding, so take it with a grain of salt.


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