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Re: igncr vs text mode mounts, performance vs compatibility
- From: Jonathan Arnold <jdarnold at buddydog dot org>
- To: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 09:46:59 -0400
- Subject: Re: igncr vs text mode mounts, performance vs compatibility
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Eric Blake wrote:
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According to Gary R. Van Sickle on 10/26/2006 6:31 PM:
My question was, to paraphrase, "Why would anybody want
the old, broken behavior?"
Because it is identical to the behavior you would get for the same script
on Linux. Cygwin emulates Linux, and until Linux ignores \r on binary
files, you should not expect cygwin to go out of its way to do so either.
BTW, I would like to add my voice to the silent majority who is very very
happy to have Linux compatibility maintained. I use bash scripts on both
Linux & Cygwin and have in the past run into line ending problems. It's as
mysterious on Linux as it has proven to be on Cygwin. Having them both
behave identically is the correct path, IMHO. And while I consider your
efforts to ease the pain on the Windows side, I also appreciate how you
are sticking to your guns on this matter.
Jonathan Arnold http://www.buddydog.org
When cryptography is outlawed, bayl bhgynjf jvyy unir cevinpl.