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Re: [patch] Build arm-elf-gdb on mingw host
On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 05:46:17AM +0100, Dave Murphy wrote:
> Sorry, I should have said that under mingw/msys files read in text mode
> have line endings converted. There are numerous places in chew.c where
> it checks for a newline character with expressions like "while (at (tos,
> idx) == '\n')", see skip_white_and_stars(src, idx),
> strip_trailing_newlines(), remove_noncomments (src, dst),
> outputdots(), courierize(), bulletize(), copy_past_newline (ptr, idx,
> dst), kill_bogus_lines(), indent(), skip_past_newline () and nextword
> (string, word). It seemed easier to just read the input files as binary
> and suppress the conversion rather than make all the code deal with the
> "/r/n" sequence.
I'm afraid this explanation doesn't leave me any more enlightened. Are
you saying that opening files in text mode, in mingw, produces \r\n in
the program view if there was originally just a \n?