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Re: toggling DOS versus UNIX line ends

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Rich DeFuria wrote:

> Hello,
> I am (happily) running cygwin on a win2k box.
> During installation, I chose the DOS line end option; big mistake!
> Now I want to change the setting to UNIX line ends.
> How do I toggle that setting?
> BTW, I have read the cygwin FAQ section
> "4.3.3 How is the DOS/Unix CR/LF thing handled?"
> but that is not explored there.
> TIA.
> Dick D.


You can re-run Setup and switch that setting (without installing any
packages, just set all to "Keep" or "Skip", unless you want to upgrade at
the same time).

You can also do this without running Setup, see "man mount" for details
(the section on the "-m" flag might prove helpful here as well).
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