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Re: Compiling Perl under b20.1

---Charles Wilson <> wrote:
> Now, all three of your patches address problems I didn't see; the
main difference
> between us being binary vs. text mounts. If that is the case, should
these tests
> be skipped for all cygwin (binary and text mount) or should the
tests be fixed so
> that they work for both binary and text mounts? I'm not sure if the
second option
> means hacking the test scripts, or hacking perl itself.

IMHO, it seems that the easiest fix for this would be for perl to
always open a script file in text mode processing.  Any file that can
be potentially created by a human with an editor should be opened for
text mode processing.
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