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From Guenter Knauf <fua...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn:eol-style for autoconf stuff
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:19:15 GMT
Am 17.02.2011 01:13, schrieb Branko Čibej:
> 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.)
my Cygwin version from last year July does use LF as native ...

>> 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.
well, might be - but remember that its not only the shell, but a bunch 
of autoconf tools which then also would need to be modified to accept 
CRLF ...


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