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Re: Cygwin broken after update (PATH problem?)
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According to Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3 on 10/30/2006 1:09 AM:
>> One thing to try would be temporarily adding a text mount for /etc and
>> seeing if it helps.
> Sorry, what exactly does it mean "to add a *text* mount"?
man mount, or http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-utils.html#mount
A text mount (created with mount -t instead of mount -b) treats all files
in that directory hierarchy as text files, and silently strips \r from
those files in programs that open them in default, as opposed to binary, mode.
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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