[tex-live] Invalid config.h/c-auto.h files building TeX Live on Windows (MinGW64/MSYS64) [solved]
graham.douglas at readytext.co.uk
Wed Dec 16 00:43:48 CET 2015
On 15/12/2015 22:58, Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi again Graham,
> sounds extremely plausible to me and that adjusting the TeX Live SVN
> config will solve the problem.
> Well, it could/should work around the problem, not solve it. But then,
> you've already worked around the problem. The bigger point is that the
> autoconf stuff should be robust against different line endings, or so I
> gather from your description (feel free to send me more details
> privately, like the actual regexp, etc.).
> Since the config.* files are plain text, forcing them to have Unix line
> endings is, in theory, not desirable. Same as any other plain text
> file. This is why the TL svn config forces only *.sh and *.m4 to have LF
> line endings (and *.bat et al. to have CRLF). Anyway ... -k
Sure, I'll take this off-list and contact you directly to avoid further
noise + inconvenience
to fellow list subscribers.
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