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Re: "od" wrong line endings and byte count
- From: Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at efn dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2005 17:16:40 -0800
- Subject: Re: "od" wrong line endings and byte count
- Organization: bs"d
- References: <20050102223613.GB608@efn.org> <20050102235926.2F8DB170893@samwise.efn.org>
On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 05:58:47PM -0600, "Gary R. Van Sickle" wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 05:27:45PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 12:34:03PM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
> > > >This means that when a cygwin program reads a file with
> > CRLF endings
> > > >it is translated to LF line endings that all unix tools
> > expect. You
> > > >want binary mounts if this is not what you desire. See
> > the FAQ for
> > > >more info...
> > >
> > > I think that this is a regression of "od", though. It
> > probably should
> > > use binmode by default.
> > I would tend to agree, but how would you change this default
> > if desired?
> ? By one of the two ways God intended when he gave Moses POSIX:
> 1. O_BINARY
> 2. "rb"
Umm, that's not what I think of as "by default". I call that
"hardcoded". "Default" implies to me the possibility of changing
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