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Re: Should PERLIO=no_crlf be the default on Cygwin?
On Fri, 30 May 2003, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> Hallo Max,
> >>> Since Cygwin runs on Windows and Windows is a DOS system the PERLIO
> >>> layer crlf is default.
> > Is there any way to tell perlio "just let the system (i.e.
> > cygwin) handle things"? 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.
It would be good to be able to use the 'open' pragma to do this,
rather than an environmental variable.
use open IN => ":crlf", OUT => ":bytes";
But it didn't seem to work.
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