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Re: "od" wrong line endings and byte count
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2005 18:01:41 -0800
- Subject: Re: "od" wrong line endings and byte count
- Organization: My own little world...
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >Redirection is setup by the shell, so the program whose output is
> >redirected has no say on how the file is opened.
> In general, you're right, but the program can use setmode() to control
> the behavior of open fd's, like standard output. Then it can choose
> whatever behavior it likes.
Yeah, I suspected as much, but couldn't remember the name of the
setmode() function or whether it works on stdin/stdout so I carefully
dodged that issue by only stating that it has no say in how the file is