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From Erik Huelsmann <ehu...@gmail.com>
Subject Fwd: Win32 build files and eol-style
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2005 12:11:05 GMT
Sorry, ended up sending my reply to Mladen personally instead of the lists.



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com>
Date: Nov 14, 2005 1:10 PM
Subject: Re: Win32 build files and eol-style
To: Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org>

On 11/14/05, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> > I'd like to turn the svn:eol-style attribute off for the windown build
> > files (files ending in .dsp, .dsw and win32ver.awk), and have them
> > stored in win32 new-line format in the repository.
> >
> > Any objections?
> >
> I'm not sure you can use the .dsw and .dsp file outside windows,
> and on windows the files are already in CRLF when checked out
> on that platform. IMO any .zip source distro should be made with
> CRLF line endings for all non-binary files, so again no problem
> there. There is even a perl script (lineends.pl) for those that
> wish to create CRLF distros on non-windows platform.
> I see no real reason why they should be forced to have the CRLF line
> endings in all cases. So, yes, I think it's useless to enforce
> something like that.

A reason to set the eol-style to CRLF is that *if* someone edits them
on unix and accidentally inserts LFs, they're forcibly recoded to CRLF
upon commit. Which -obviously- doesn't happen if you don't set an


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