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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Line endings in bootstrap.bat on Windows
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-29 04:36:59

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Paul Mensonides
> Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2013 9:17 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Line endings in bootstrap.bat on Windows
> On 11/28/2013 9:48 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> > Please stop acting as if this is not an issue. Your naivete about how
> > tools, whether on Windows, Linux, or Macintosh work with any type of
> > line endings is just wrong. Sure it would be nice if this was not an
> > issue, but that is not reality.
> As much as I dislike Windows' CRLF, +1 to the above. It isn't just a matter of editors, but all
> processing tooling. Not even close to "doesn't matter anymore".


It's got to 'just work' on Windows, Linux, or Macintosh.


PS (And I fear there are going to be lots more things to fix to get the (re-)generation of
documentation working?)

Paul A. Bristow,
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