[Python-Dev] VC 7.1 maintenance?

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Mon Jun 14 15:24:23 EDT 2004

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

>> > 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 Surely the old VC 6.0 reason for this is no longer valid now it's XML?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.

Sorry, you are right.  Maybe it was still the case in 7.0?


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