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Re: make/tests issues

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: make/tests issues
Date: 14 Mar 2004 09:15:20 +0200

> Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 15:51:46 -0500
> From: "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden>
>   >> I am using MSYS GNU diff v2.7.  This output distinguishes \r\n and \n in
>   >> input files and outputs including these differences.  Did you mean that
>   >> MSYS diff would only output \n ?
>   eb> Yes.
> I don't see how it makes any difference what type of line ending diff
> _outputs_.

Correct.  What matters is how Diff reads its _input_, not how it
writes its _output_.  If it reads input in text mode, then Make and
Perl can disagree about the line endings they produce.  If Diff reads
its input in binary mode, Make and Perl _must_ produce the same
end-of-line format.

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