[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Jun 14 12:32:22 EDT 2004

> > Another question about the VS7.1 project files: these are XML text,
> > but they seem to be checked in as binary, therefore CVS won't even
> > attempt merges.  Is there a reason they can't be marked as text?
> > Surely the old VC 6.0 reason for this is no longer valid now it's XML?
> Yes it is: MSVC only accepts them if they have \r\n line separators.

Are you sure?  I just tried changing the line endings of a few .vcproj
files to \n only, and MSVC (7.1) worked just fine.  The story about it
only accepting \r\n was true with VC 6.0, but I don't believe it for 7.1.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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