On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 9:51 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> David Aguilar <dav...@gmail.com> writes:
>> git doesn't really even support LF.
> At the storage level that is correct, but the above is a bit of
> stretch. It may not be "support", but git _does_ rely on LF when
> running many text oriented operations (a rough rule of thumb is
> "does 'a line' in a file matter to the operation?"). Think about
> "git diff" and "git blame".
Thanks for the thorough explanation. You're 100% correct, as always.
I'll be honest: I had a small bias when responding.
I didn't want anyone to think a "autocr" feature would be useful,
so I played the "git is really simple" angle hoping it would
put a kabosh on the idea. That was a little silly of me.
That said, perhaps the "autocrlf" code is simple enough that it
could be easily tweaked to also handle this special case, but
I am not familiar with the code enough to say. My gut feeling
was that it was too narrow a use case. I guess if someone[*]
wanted to whip up a patch then it would be a different story,
but it doesn't seem to be the itch of anyone around here so far.
[*] Jens, that could be you ;-)
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