Tag builds from git

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at telenet.be
Sat Aug 18 05:43:11 EDT 2012

On 17-08-12 15:33, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Hi,
> Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be> writes:
>> So the solution can be either one of
>> - figuring out how to use the git equivalent of svn:eol-style LF. git
>> help config has some basic information on safecrlf and autocrlf, but
>> it mostly refers to man gitattributes for more information. I haven't
>> had time to look deeper.
>> - remove the empty lines. This can be a quick workaround to get 2.4.11
>> and future tags to build. But we should really investigate a proper
>> line ending configuration. Without it trying to check in a one line
>> change from a Windows PC will result in the complete file seen as
>> modified due to changing line endings.
> Trunk took the latter approach and has already removed those blank
> lines.  I see no reason for 2.4 not to pull that change.

Imo we should still configure our git repo to have consistent LF vs CRLF 
behaviour across platforms, but it's less urgent now.


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