[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] gitattributes - force LF for some FATE srt and webvtt refs

Gyan Doshi gyandoshi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 16:02:01 EEST 2018

On 4/7/2018 4:33 PM, Gyan Doshi wrote:
> Please first read the commit msg below, which is, I hope, 
> self-explanatory, but I want to note a few things.
> When searching to see how this issue was addressed in the past, I saw 
> the recommendation was to set git global autocrlf to false. That's 
> inadvisable because it affects checkout/clones of all other repos that 
> the Windows user has. Setting repo local autocrlf to false is preferable 
> but any local edits with CRLF will be merged unchanged.
> So the safe alternative to this patch is to set local autocrlf to input 
> for Windows users and document that clearly in both Git How-to and 
> ffmpeg-web.git/src/download. gitattributes will have to track any 
> deliberate CRLF files.
> Regards,
> Gyan

Ping for RFC.

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