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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r818040 - /tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/STATUS.txt
Date Wed, 23 Sep 2009 12:31:50 GMT
Rainer Jung wrote:
> On 23.09.2009 13:12, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> wrote:
>>>  * Fix
>>>    +1: markt
>>>    -1:
>>> +  rjung: Our dreaded multi platform build system is a bit fragile
>>> +  w.r.t. fixcrlf. If you change the file to crlf in the installer
>>> +  target, then all unix packages (which are build after installer)
>>> +  will also contain it in crlf format. Not to bad for especially
>>> +  that file (because part of a webapp), but maybe it would
>>> +  be cleaner to do this for the installer target only, e.g.
>>> +  saving the file, fixcrlf, run nsi, restoring file.
>> Are you sure? There looks to be a fixcrlf at the beginning of each of
>> the zip and tar.gz packaging targets which should fix that.
> I thought so to, but I tested it :)

That always helps :)

It doesn't really matter for webapps and we do just leave the files with
whatever line ending they had when the files were built. I'll look at
completely re-doign this for Tomcat 7. I think Sebb proposed a patch
somewhere that will probably help.

> I guess, the *.txt pattern in those fixcrlf applies only to top level,
> no **/ there. But somehow I think it would be safer to let the installer
> fixcrlf not have a side effect one needs to clean up in other places.
> Well ...

I see where you are coming from. I'll take a lok at Tomcat 7 and then we
can figure out what to port back, if anything.


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