[tex-live] Invalid config.h/c-auto.h files building TeX Live on Windows (MinGW64/MSYS64) [solved]

Graham Douglas 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,
>     svn:eol-style=LF
>     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
Hi Karl

Sure, I'll take this off-list and contact you directly to avoid further
noise + inconvenience
to fellow list subscribers.

Best wishes

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