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From Russel Winder <rus...@winder.org.uk>
Subject Re: Normalize line endings?
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:20:11 GMT
On Fri, 2016-01-15 at 19:57 +0100, Pascal Schumacher wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> should the line endings of all source files in git be normalized to
> "\n"?
> 
> see the discussion at https://github.com/apache/groovy/pull/236
> 

The answer to this has always been yes. Git strategy has always been
that Windows people should use the mapping capability in Git. Sadly not
everyone has always heeded this and there are large number of \r\n line
endings committed into the repository. This is wrong. No ifs, no buts.

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