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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: svn:eol-style for autoconf stuff
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:22:54 GMT
On 2/16/2011 6:19 PM, Guenter Knauf wrote:
>> 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 ...

I have /always/ strongly believed that invoking autoconf on unusual platforms
is a waste of time and energy.  Provided it works on Solaris (hardly) and/or
Linux (usually) the resulting files are what is important.

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