On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com> writes:
>> fd = open(git_path("repos/%s/gitdir", id), O_RDONLY);
>> - while (path[len - 1] == '\n' || path[len - 1] == '\r')
>> + while (len && (path[len - 1] == '\n' || path[len - 1] == '\r'))
> Do we anticipate (or even allow/endorse) that end users will edit
> this file with a random editor? And, to a lessor degree, the same
> question on the reading side. Do we encourage users to directly
> read from this file to learn something about their repository?
> If we are the only tool that writes into this file, and if we are
> the only tool to be used to read (and use) the contents of this
> file, I do not see the need to cater to LF vs CRLF line endings.
No I don't expect users to go and change these files by themselves.
But once directory structure is documented, other tools might appear
and scripts on Windows may just append CRLF by default.
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