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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: upgrading old release-dist target
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2004 23:48:10 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > In the past when we were on CVS, the "release-dist"
> > build target prepared a *.zip and a *.tar.gz
> > and changed the line-endings in each for Win and
> > UNIX respectively.
> >
> > Now that we are on SVN, i presume that we need to build
> > the *.zip on a Win system and the *.tar.gz release on a
> > UNIX system. We have the "svn:eol-style native" setting.
> >
> > Is that how other people see it? Or do we keep that old
> > mechanism of forcibly changing the line endings?
> I'm not familiar with the way the line endings would be forcibly changed,
> but I can imagine it could be buggy (i.e. we have to maintain the lists of
> which to change and which not).

See our top-level build.xml around line 209. It uses
Ant <fixcrlf> and modifies the line-endings of certain
explicit files.

> And we already have SVN set up to do the
> right thing on the right operating system, so that's safe and easy.

That is what i thought too, and why i suggested doing
the release on two separate machines.

David Crossley

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