[FFmpeg-devel] Line endings in Makefiles

Dave Yeo daveryeo at telus.net
Fri Apr 22 16:43:50 CEST 2016

On 04/22/16 05:45 AM, compn wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:52:56 +0200
> Andreas Weis <der_ghulbus at ghulbus-inc.de> wrote:
>> here) there are no drawbacks arising from the change.
> if we have mismatched line endings in makefiles it might screw up
> anyone wishing to make patches if their git has changed the line
> endings.
> i cant remember if this is a problem however, probably not.

Here if stray DOS line endings accidentally find their way into the 
tree, git always commits the correct line endings with a warning.

> generally its ffmpeg rule to not apply hacks for broken build systems
> (of which, msys/mingw's outdated libs count as this).
> i am for your patch, but i am not maintainer. ;)

Who are the build maintainer[s] now? The Maintainer file still lists 
Diego and Mans

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