Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
>> If you try this:
>>  1. Install Git for Windows (from the msysgit project)
>>  2. Put
>>      [core]
>>              autocrlf = false
>>              eol = native
>>     in your .gitconfig.
>>  3. Clone a project with
>>      *.txt text
>>     in its .gitattributes.
>> Then with current git, any text files checked out have LF line
>> endings, instead of the expected CRLF.
>> Cc: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schinde...@gmx.de>
>> Cc: Johannes Sixt <j...@kdbg.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com>
>> ---
>> Eyvind Bernhardsen wrote:
>>> Introduce a new configuration variable, "core.eol", that allows the user
>>> to set which line endings to use for end-of-line-normalized files in the
>>> working directory.  It defaults to "native", which means CRLF on Windows
>>> and LF everywhere else.
>> The following fixup has been sitting in my tree (but not tested on
>> Windows) for a couple of weeks.  Sensible?
>> I don't know what the right choice for Cygwin is; probably LF unless
>> there is some way to detect the systemwide setting at run time.
> Has anybody in Windows land any input?  I don't think what I do before
> 1.7.3 in my tree would matter much, so I am not applying this myself.

Pinging MsysGit folk again ...

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