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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.64][process] Windows line endings in headers
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-20 15:02:04

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Klemens Morgenstern via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Am 20.04.2017 um 12:59 schrieb Andrey Semashev via Boost:
>> Hi,
>> I can see some of the headers in Boost.Process (for example,
>> boost/process/cmd.hpp, boost/process/env.hpp) contain Windows line
>> endings. Regarding 1.64, Windows line endings are also present in the
>> .tar.bz2 package, which is supposed to be targeted for POSIX systems.
>> 1. Could Windows line endings be removed in git?
>> 2. Could the release procedures be updated to ensure that foreign line
>> endings don't creep into the released packages?
>> I understand that 1.64 has sailed, but I think at least a note
>> (preferably, with a patch) would be appropriate in the release notes.
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>> Let me please state, that I am really sorry for causing this
> inconvenience. I wasn't even aware of this problem until it was too late. I
> am also not sure how this happened, because my windows setup is correct,
> i.e. replaces that to the linux line endings.
> Since process is C++11 only, I don't know which current compiler would
> have problem with that though.
> I'll get this fixed until the next release; if there is to be a 1.64.1
> I'll get it done before that.

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