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Re: Fwd: CRLF
- From: Franz Fehringer <fehrin2 at googlemail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 09:45:11 +0100
- Subject: Re: Fwd: CRLF
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What is this "interesting workaround"?
Most probably we will use bash with "set -o igncr" btw.
Am 01.01.2012 00:31, schrieb Christopher Faylor:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 01:55:58PM -0800, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> On 12/31/11 13:32, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>>> Below please find the response from Thorsten (the mksh developer)
>>> regarding CRLF.
>> I must say, then why bother with this offbeat mksh? His answers are
>> unconvincing ("I keep everything the same no matter what! Even if it's
>> better to do it differently"). If you just want a ksh Cygwin's got one.
> mksh is "Cygwin's ksh".
> I can't really blame someone for not wanting to hack their code to handle
> CRLF, especially knowing the ugliness (i.e., lseek()) that needs to go
> on in the Cygwin DLL to handle this. I wish, in retrospect, I hadn't
> been talked into having "text mode" there in the first place.
> I'm entiredly convinced that it isn't worth the time to retrofit
> support for CRLF into something that doesn't already support it given
> the existence of easy methods to convert CRLF -> LF. And, maybe
> I'm missing something but it seems like Thorsten even provided an
> interesting workaround so it doesn't seem like he's being even a tiny
> bit unreasonable.
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