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Re: Request for clarification in cygwin setup
- From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- To: Gustavo Guerra <gustavobt at mail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 12:51:46 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Request for clarification in cygwin setup
--- Gustavo Guerra <email@example.com> wrote:
> In the Cygwin Setup what does exactly means setting "Default Text
> File Type"
> to DOS or Unix? I don't find it anywhere on the docs or FAQs. It
> means that
> the text files part of the cygwin distribution will be in that
> format, that
> all the files we create will have that as a default, something
> else? What
> are the pros of selecting Unix? Isn't selecting DOS more compatible
> with the
> rest of Windows?
Dos = Text Mode
Unix = Binary Mode
Check the documentation again, you will find the answers you seek
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