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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Building Boost on *nix: Shell Not Accepting DOS Line Endings
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-01 20:59:54

Oliver Zheng wrote:
>> Use *nix packages -- those with .tar.gz or .tar.bz2 extension.
> Bingo. Thanks that worked.
> It seems very misleading to label all four packages (.zip, .tar.gz,
> .tar.bz2, .7z) with corss-platform, when they have a difference.

Indeed. But best you can do is complain to Sourceforge and hopefully
they will eventually provide more sensible choices (there are no choices
for EOL designations on portable archives). Especially if many, many,
many users complain.

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