[Box Backup] Win32 port

Chris Wilson boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Mon Dec 5 14:54:35 GMT 2005

Hi Martin,

> Don't pay much attention to my line ending 'choices'. They were mostly 
> directory based and only intended to remove erroneous conflicts.

OK, thanks for that.

> No need for that. Just set the correct properties on the files in svn and it 
> will take care of all line ending nonsense. See:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s02.html#svn-ch-7-sect-2.3.5
> We should set svn:eol-style = native on most files (including all the source 
> code and documentation). Then svn:eol-style = CRLF on windows only files that 
> have to be that way.


> Given that the windows port needs quite a bit of work, and the autoconf stuff 
> is essentially finished, I would prefer if we could merge autoconf before 
> win32.

Seems like a good idea to me.

> Although I can't build the win32 I'd be happy to help out with any 
> extra autoconf work required.

I have a win32 setup but I'm no autoconf guru, so I hope you won't mind 
helping me if I get stuck.

> If others are ok with this, then maybe it would be better to work off my 
> autoconf branch for the new win32 work in order to reduce merging problems 
> later.

I'm happy to switch branch before I start merging the win32 stuff.

Cheers, Chris.
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