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RE: text / binary mounts (sorry)
- To: "Parker, Ron" <rdparker at butlermfg dot com>, earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com, Matthew Lowther <m dot lowther at standard-platforms dot co dot uk>, "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: text / binary mounts (sorry)
- From: "Parker, Ron" <rdparker at butlermfg dot com>
- Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 12:30:31 -0500
> > > set CYGWIN=binmode causes even unmounted directories and
> files to be
> > > accessed in binary mode. You can set this in autoexec.bat
> > for Win9x or in
> > > the System Control Panel applet for NT/2000.
> > >
> > Are you sure of this, Ron? AFAIK CYGWIN=binmode only affects
> > the pipes and
> > redirection and not file I/O. BTW CYGWIN=binmode is the default.
> ITIWTW, I thought it worked that way, however a quick test
> shows I am wrong. I would have sworn CYGWIN=binmode used to
> apply to all file opens.
> Sorry for the confusion.
So is there anyway to have 'echo Hello>//h/junk' produce a 6-byte file?
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