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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Jar task : Manifest File ends with Windows ending '\r'.
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 16:10:19 GMT
--- Conor MacNeill <conor@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> Antoine Levy-Lambert wrote:
> > Hello Sebastien,
> > 
> > I am not aware of this. It would be a bug if :
> > 
> > a) it is contrary to the specification of jar
> files and of manifests
> > 
> > or
> > 
> > b) it causes the jar files to be disfunctional
> > 
> > Actually, it makes sense that the format of the
> manifest files be independent of the platform where
> you run the build. 
> > 
> > The jar files themselves can be used everywhere,
> and you should also be able to switch builds from
> Windows to Unix or from Unix to Windows without
> changes in the quality of the artifacts produced.
> 
> It is not against the specifications and, therefore,
> should not cause
> the jar to be dysfunctional. Nevertheless it may as
> well follow the
> platform conventions.

Agreed; however I cannot locate a 1.2 manifest
specification.  Can anyone here say with certainty
that all eol formats definitely were permitted prior
to 1.3?

-Matt

> 
> Conor
> 
> 
> 
>
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