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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Daemon 1.0.3 based on RC2
Date Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:40:49 GMT
On 17/03/2010, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> On 03/17/2010 04:56 PM, sebb wrote:
>
> > On 17/03/2010, Mladen Turk<mturk@apache.org>  wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >  But that is exactly how it's done now.
> > >  Please double check the .zip file. Windows dir *has* DOS line endings.
> > >
> >
> > But the N&L files don't have DOS EOLs.
> >
> >
>
>
>  Presumption that .zip file MUST be targeted
>  for windows and thus having CRLF line endings
>  is completely wrong.
>
>  The purpose of multiple archives is to allow
>  users to choose their preferred unarchiver.
>

It therefore follows that the presumption that the files in zip
archives must have LF line endings is wrong.

It also follows that it is wrong to assume that tar.gz files are not
targetted at Windows.

>  Unless the archive is explicitly named
>  as *-win32-src.zip (take a look at httpd and apr)
>  different line ending are actually wrong.

Not sure what you mean by different line ending here - different from what?

commons-1.0.3-bin-windows.zip is explicitly for windows, yet does not
have DOS endings.

>  What is relevant is that files that are
>  required to have OS line endings have them.

Agreed; I'm not proposing that this be changed.

>
>
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