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Re: Making Cygwin write DOS style text files
- To: Glenn Spell <glenn at gs dot fay dot nc dot us>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Making Cygwin write DOS style text files
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Sat, 2 Oct 1999 21:04:04 -0700 (PDT)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Glenn Spell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 29 Sep 1999 around 8:08PM (+0200) Rabbe Fogelholm wrote:
> > [...] but other users out there will think that my Cygwin-based
> > script does a poor job if it produces files that "look weird" in
> > the Microsoft environment.
> > So, while I consider the CR LF convention to be among the stupidest
> > of this century, I still have to stick to it :-(.
> You have been assimilated. :-)
> Although not as elegant as awk, you may find Rahul Dhesi's
> 'flip' useful. There's a Cygwin port with man pages at
> > It turns out that I was on a text!=binary mount, and that creating
> > a text=binary mount did not solve my problem (either way I get
> > files with a single LF as the end-of-line sequence).
> I don't understand why you're getting those type files with text
> mounts (text!=binary). I use text mounts and only text mounts on
> Win95 to achieve what I think you are after. Most files created with
> Cygwin tools on my setup have CR/LF pairs for line endings. I thought
> that was the purpose of text mounts!
There is a bug in the stock b20.1 cygwin that could cause this. See my pages,
the cygwin documentation pages at http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin and the
mail archives for more information on this.
Earnie Boyd <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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