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Re: Should PERLIO=no_crlf be the default on Cygwin?
Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Hallo Max,
>>>> Since Cygwin runs on Windows and Windows is a DOS system the PERLIO
>>>> layer crlf is default.
>> Ugh. Some of use Cygwin to *escape* Windows!
>> Is there any way to tell perlio "just let the system (i.e. cygwin) handle
>> That would be a nice default.
> I need to patch the sources to do this, but it is no major problem,
> I'm already testing with the patched version and it seems to be the
> best solution to make no_crlf the default for Cygwin, it is also no
> problem then to pull it in everytime it is needed with PERLIO=crlf.
> This will save me a lot of trouble responding to the questions why
> Perl writes CRLF by default and that it breaks scripts. I guess to
> support the other five guys who want Perl to actually write CRLF's
> will be easier;)
I know very little about perlio, but wouldn't defaulting to stdio cause Perl
to obey Cygwin mount modes?
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