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Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury

From: Andy Moreton
Subject: Re: MS-Windows build using Posix configury
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 13:23:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (windows-nt)

On Wed 08 May 2013, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> Date: Wed, 8 May 2013 00:04:45 +0200
>> From: Dani Moncayo <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Emacs development discussions <address@hidden>
>> > What's the final word about MSYS Texinfo and mixed EOLs?
>> The only new information I have about this issue is that today, after
>> doing a whole bootstrap and a "make install" (with my MSYS Texinfo, as
>> always), the resulting Info directory looks good (it has only
>> UNIX-type EOLs).
>> I'm thinking that probably this problem appears when, at the time you
>> do a "make install", your PREFIX/share/info directory already has some
>> info manuals with DOS-type EOLs. (For example, the GnuTLS library I
>> downloaded from ezwinports has an info manual with DOS-type EOLs)
>> I think that the other day, while testing things, I deleted all the
>> files in PREFIX/share/info, and therefore now all the info manuals are
>> the installed with Emacs, and they have all the same EOL-type: UNIX.
> But then the problem is not really solved: anyone who would install
> Emacs into an already populated tree will get the mixed EOLs issue
> back.

Hi Eli,

This sounds like its a minor enough issue that it could be solved after
the changes are committed. If you are not comfortable doing that yet,
could you please post the latest version of your patch so I can help
test it ?


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