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Re: changing default text type without reinstall?
>>>>> "Michael A Chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> "Steinar Bang" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Platform: CygWin 1.3.2, CygWin/XFree86 4.1.0, Win2k
>> Is it possible to change from text type "Unix" to text type "DOS",
>> without reinstall?
> mount --help
I'm guessing "mount -t" is what I should use? The explanation is
"text files get \r\n line endings".
But I am unsure of how I should use this command. What exactly does
it do? Does it insert a translation between the file system and the
Will just running the mount command make the change persistent? I
didn't find anything under /etc or /usr/etc that looked like a mount
I am also usure of what directories I should run it on. When I run
the command with no arguments, I get this response
C:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type system (binmode)
C:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type system (binmode)
C:\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
c: on /cygdrive/c type user (binmode,noumount)
d: on /cygdrive/d type user (binmode,noumount)
I tried changing the mode of the /home directory
~$ mount -t c:\cygwin\home /home
mount: /home: Invalid argument
I tried changing the mode of the root directory
~$ mount -t c:\cygwin /
mount: warning: user mount point of '/' masks system mount.
mount: /: Invalid argument
I tried seeing if I could change all directories.
~$ mount -t
mount: too many arguments
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