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Re: text / binary mounts (sorry)
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: text / binary mounts (sorry)
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 21:46:30 -0400
- References: <200006022142.OAA26463@cygnus.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 04:41:27PM -0500, Parker, Ron wrote:
>> Since the //h usage is deprecated, I'm not going to worry too
>> much about this.
>The larger point, IMHO, is that, 'echo Hello>//machine/sharename/filename'
>also produces 7 bytes. This leads me to the question of, "How does one
>default UNC file access to binary mode?" I know it works if the UNC path is
>mounted and you access it via the mount point, but what should happen when
>going directly to the UNC path?
Right now, the same thing happens as has happened for the last three or
four years with cygwin. It defaults to text mode.
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