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     new 13f4296  back-port svn->git updates
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commit 13f429656b5e798d01c74500ae93774439534360
Author: Mark Thomas <>
AuthorDate: Fri Sep 6 20:33:43 2019 +0100

    back-port svn->git updates
 BUILDING.txt | 17 +++++++----------
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/BUILDING.txt b/BUILDING.txt
index e0811af..8643fb9 100644
--- a/BUILDING.txt
+++ b/BUILDING.txt
@@ -93,13 +93,13 @@ source distribution, do the following:
 (3.1) Checkout or obtain the source code for Tomcat @VERSION_MAJOR_MINOR@
-Checkout the source using SVN, selecting a tag for released version or
-trunk for the current development code, or download and unpack a source
+Clone the source using git, then checkout a specific major branch or
+master for the latest code development, or download and unpack a source
- *  Tomcat SVN repository URL:
+ *  Tomcat GitHub repository URL:
  *  Source packages can be downloaded from:
@@ -551,15 +551,12 @@ The report file by default is written to
 You usually would not need to run this check. You can skip this section.
 Apache Tomcat project has convention that all of its textual source files,
-stored in Subversion repository, are marked with Subversion property
-"svn:eol-style" with value of "native". This convention makes the editing
-of source code on different platforms easier.
+stored in the Git repository, use Unix style LF line endings.
 This test is used by developers to check that the source code adheres to
 this convention. It verifies that the ends of lines in textual files are
-appropriate for the operating system where it is run. The idea is to run
-this check regularly on two different platforms and notify developers when
-an inconsistency is detected.
+appropriate. The idea is to run this check regularly and notify developers
+when an inconsistency is detected.
 The command to run this test is:

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