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Re: File format - UNIX/DOS while installing cygwin ?
On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Robert R Schneck wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Ramneek Singh wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > While installing cygwin, it asks in the wizard whether file format is
> > > unix or dos.
> > > What is this for ?
...that contained, among other things:
> > "Unix" is usually the right choice, unless ...
> > [snip]
> > ...so you're better off with binary mounts anyway, but you can always
> > change your mind later...
> > [snip]
> > In general, binary mounts are better.
which is basically what you said below.
> > In other words, experiment -- find out what works for you.
> But the long and short of it is, use "unix" (binary mounts).
> Then if you find you really need text mounts, change it later.
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