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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Unixisms in Apache NT
Date Tue, 08 Jul 1997 08:02:18 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> [regex]
> > You need to leave mkh in, but distribute the .ih files, IMO.
> Obviously I was being unclear, as three people have said this now :)
> All I want to do is mess with the Makefile a bit, and put the .ih
> files in the repository. I don't want to delete mkh!
> [DOS vs. Unix linefeeds in the Windows makefiles]
> > Unfortunately, CVS carefully removes them for us, but I guess it could be done
> > at tarball time.
> Really? CVS does that? I hadn't realized... then how do the images in
> the /icons directory survive? Is there a way to check in a file as a
> binary (or does it detect this automatically)? We could always change
> the CVS source...

cvs admin -kb <binaryfile>

I should've thought of that. BTW, you've said that VC++5 makefiles don't work
with VC++4 - is that tested, or an assumption?

> Otherwise, it should defenitely be done as part of packing the source
> distribution; I'm sure there are some number of people who have
> Windows boxes with a complete development suite, but no access to
> Unix. And any Windows-specific docs (like a README or INSTALL file for
> Windows) should have the correct linebreaks, too....




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