Am 02.11.2013 21:33, schrieb Sebastian Schuberth:
> 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).

It's a historical accident. We already have the prerequisite MINGW to
work around various annoyances, most of which are caused by MSYS bash. I
didn't want to invent a new prefix.

-- Hannes

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