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Re: New versions of bzip2 and patch?
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: New versions of bzip2 and patch?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2000 20:42:39 -0500
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- Reply-To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
Btw, I should point out that credit for the idea of 'mixed' mode (aka auto
mode) should go to DJ Delorie.
On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 05:40:21PM -0800, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- Michael Ring <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I only removed a stupid (imho) usage of environment-variables from patch
>> which caused it to convert textfiles in binmounts to cr/lf files.
>> automode.o sounds as if it were useable for patch but right now I think
>> it should be kept as it is because it has prooven to work 'as is'.
>Patch is currently working correctly now, AFAICT. Are there any know reasons
>to apply patches to patch?
>> Hmm... thinking about it agauin, what about this theory:
>> If I understand automode correctly a file on a textmount would be
>> converted to a 'unix'-style file internally and if saved in binmode
>> there would be no more cr/lf in the file; theory right ???