Rationale for line-ending recommendation?

David Abrahams dave@boostpro.com
Fri Dec 19 08:21:00 GMT 2008

Can anyone explain why the installer began recommending using *nix line
ending conventions?  DOS-compatible endings have always "just worked"
for me and I've heard of lots of problems doing it the now-recommended
way.  See
for reference

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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