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Subject: Re: [boost] Looking for git help for Boost releases
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-03 18:26:09

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]>

> On 3 Jun 2014 at 11:10, Marshall Clow wrote:
> > > If a single command is not a requirement, you could just do a normal
> > > git clone, then copy the sources without history in a separate
> > > directory and apply todos/fromdos (depending on the system you're
> > > running and the desired line endings). You'll probably have to use it
> > > with find and file masks.
> >
> > I´d really like to avoid this, because of the possibility (probability?
> > certainty?) of getting some of the line endings wrong. The information on
> > which files should have "native" line endings is part of the git repo,
> > and I´d like to figure out how to use that.
> >
> > I don´t mind it being multiple commands, since I´m going to put them in
> a script.
> I would urge you to revisit my earlier proposed solution.
> You may not be aware it was me who wrote the .gitattributtes for
> Boost, and myself and Dave mostly implemented the EOL infrastructure
> into the git conversion tool. I know what I'm talking about here.

What would be most convincing would be a working script that does what
needs to be done.



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