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From Branko Čibej <br...@e-reka.si>
Subject Re: svn:eol-style for autoconf stuff
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:13:56 GMT
On 17.02.2011 00:55, Guenter Knauf wrote:
> beside that even if all would work fine I dont know (yet) if
> subversion can be configured to use LF as native on windows platform,

It's not, and not likely to be, until Windows conventions change.

*but* you can take the Cygwin svn and it'll use LF as its "native" style
(or maybe nowadays whatever Cygwin in general is configured to use, I
can't recall how far those customizations went.)

> and without that most likely you end up with a CRLF version since
> MinGW is targeted to build native windows binaries just like the MSVC
> toolchain ...

Which is the sane thing to do. In the windows world, Cygwin is the one
that does everything wrong by default, making it really hard to use in
conjunction with native tools. MinGW plays much nicer there. But its
shell not handling text line endings correctly is a bug.

-- Brane

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