On 26.10.2013 21:17, Johannes Sixt wrote:

In a number of tests, output that was produced by a shell script is
compared to expected output using test_cmp. Unfortunately, the MSYS bash--
when invoked via git, such as in hooks--converts LF to CRLF on output
(as produced by echo and printf), which leads to many false positives.


As you correctly point out the LF vs. CRLF issues are caused by MSYS bash. Then why are the functions called mingw_* instead of msys_*? I'd prefer to make very clear that not MinGW but MSYS is the culprit concerning the LF vs. CRLF issues (and also the path mangling issues).

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Sebastian Schuberth

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