[PATCH V2] eol: support alternate location for .hgeol file (issue3975)

Jorge Acereda jacereda at brainstorm.es
Tue Aug 20 05:51:50 CDT 2013


On Aug 15, 2013, at 10:48 PM, Matt Mackall wrote:

> First, I have to say, in my not so humble opinion as Mercurial's
> creator: if you are using EOL rules, you are doing Mercurial wrong.
> This is why they're only available as an extension, and the
> documentation for that extension starts with "don't":

Can you elaborate on that? 
What would you consider The Right Thing?
pre-commit hooks checking line endings perhaps?

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