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RE: shell back quote expansion problem
- To: "'earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com'" <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>, "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: shell back quote expansion problem
- From: "Tarr, Stephen F" <stephen dot f dot tarr at opbu dot xerox dot com>
- Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 12:51:17 -0700
Thanks, that seems to be the best approach for now. If I get *really*
try to find where the shell is setting up the pipe from the back quoted
make sure that it's reading that pipe in text mode.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Earnie Boyd [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 25, 2000 6:11 PM
> To: Tarr, Stephen F; 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Re: shell back quote expansion problem
> --- "Tarr, Stephen F" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I first found this problem with B20, and it still exists in the latest
> > 23) binaries
> > from sourceware.cygnus.com. It affects both bash and tcsh, and probably
> > other
> > shells as well. It appears when running on both 95 and NT 4.
> > If I use back-quote expansion on a command from the cygwin package,
> > everything
> > works fine. If I use back-quote expansion on a native Win32
> > program
> > (that prints CR-LF at the end of each line of stdout), the shell
> > fails.
> > Is there some simple workaround or environment setting that I'm missing,
> > is this a real bug?
> Ummm... I would say it's a Win32 feature. However, have you tried `SET
> CYGWIN=nobinmode notty'. This should set all non-disk operations to text
> processing which will strip the \r for you.
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