Bazel started on Linux and Mac OS, and most people use Bazel on these platforms exclusively, but Bazel can execute on Windows as well. However, Windows has enough idiosynchatic differences that writing a single, operating-system agnostic rule that executes on both Windows and Linux/Mac is quite hard. Often it is easiest to have the rule detect whether it is running on Windows and execute different behavior.Read more...
Bazel requires all files to end with LF (not CR-LF) in order to work correctly.
If you are performing cross-platform Bazel development with Windows users, you
can force this setting for all text files in your repo by creating a
.gitattributes file with the following content: