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Re: Similar Bash 3.1.18 CR/LF Problem
Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 01:14:37PM -0700, Wilks, Dan wrote:
> >cgf wrote:
> >>I really am getting a bad feeling that, rather than FIXING THE SCRIPTS,
> >>everyone is reverting to using text mode mounts which are not what we
> >>generally recommend.
> If you want to continue to use Cygwin tools, you really should
> investigate converting the generated scripts.
> People who have not been entirely clear on
> what Cygwin is supposed to be or are not willing/able to adapt might be
> left behind by this and other similar changes.
I am another who has been bitten by this change to the behaviour of Cygwin.
Obviously I am one who is being "left behind".
What platform is Cygwin written to run on? How would the Unix community react
if someone ported a really nifty tool from the DOS/Windows world to Unix, but
its data or script files had to have CR/LF endings for it to work?
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