Summary: Text data files with native line endings
                 Project: Freeciv
            Submitted by: cazfi
            Submitted on: Sun 24 Jul 2011 09:35:30 PM EEST
                Category: None
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
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             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
         Planned Release: 



In bug #18396 there is some discussion about always providing textual data
files with native (dos / unix) line endings.

This ticket is for further discussion about the matter. Should that be part
of general freeciv build system at all, or should we just let people making
windows builds to resolve it somehow themselves.
If it will be part of main freeciv build process, preferably it should not
introduce new requirement (unix2dos / dos2unix) for builds where it really is
not needed, but configure woudl check for conversation tools only if it knows
that they will be needed.

One cannot rust source tree to have certain kind of line endings without
checking. Tarball has certain kind of line endings regardless where it's used.
svn checkouts have native line endings.

Conversations (and lack of them) must be supported for both native and


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