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From Michael Percy <mpe...@portera.com>
Subject RE: Win32 Build Docs have UNIX line endings
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2000 23:41:05 GMT
Specifically, the doc/ and conf/ directories contain only LF line endings.
People cannot read the README and FAQ files or edit the .conf and XML
configuration files.

Mike

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig R. McClanahan [mailto:Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2000 3:24 PM
> To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Win32 Build Docs have UNIX line endings
> 
> 
> Michael Percy wrote:
> 
> > Shouldn't the Win32 Build docs and source files be using 
> CRLF instead of
> > just LF? Admittedly, most *developers* on Win32 systems 
> have a decent text
> > editor, but everybody has Notepad, which only handles CRLF. 
> Can we do
> > anything about this oversight?
> 
> Which particular files are you thinking of?
> 
> The only files that *must* have proper line endings to build 
> Tomcat correctly on
> a Windows system are the batch scripts.  Ant, and the Java 
> compiler, are
> perfectly happy with Unix line endings.
> 
> Be that as it may ... Larry Isaacs was kind enough to convert 
> line endings in
> the "jakarta-tomcat-3.2-src.zip" file that is available in 
> the downloads
> directory.
> 
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
> 
> Craig
> 

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