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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: svn:eol-style for autoconf stuff
Date Mon, 14 Feb 2011 23:14:17 GMT
On 2/14/2011 5:03 PM, Guenter Knauf wrote:
> Hi,
> if you checkout apr/apu/httpd from Windows platform you might end up with buildconf +
> configure + friends with CRLF format due the fact that these are marked 'svn:eol-style
> native' ...
> see also BZ #46175
> since these are shell scripts I believe they always need LF line endings regardless of
> platform, or?
> If so I would like to change the svn:eol-style for these files to LF so that the get
> checked out in the right format ...
> please some comments on that! F.e. how about MacOSX?

The answer is to use the correct tool on the correct platform, not to break
the line endings for everyone vainly attempting to maintain the files in the
text editors of the other platforms.

If you are foolish enough to mix vc ports of svn with cyg, or visa versa,
you have what is coming to you :)

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