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Re: "od" wrong line endings and byte count

On Jan  2 17:27, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 12:34:03PM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
> >David Christensen wrote:
> >> When I create a file using notepad:
> >> Look at it using "wc":
> >> 
> >>         dpchrist@p42800e:~$ wc textfile.txt
> >>               2      14      76 textfile.txt
> >> 
> >> And then look at it with Cygwin "od", I see:
> >
> >There is nothing wrong here.  You installed cygwin with text mode
> >mounts:
> >[...]
> >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.

od from coreutils-5.2.1-4 has a sticky tape applied to solve that problem.
But actually it is a Cygwin problem with setmode() using the wrong REENT
pointer.  I've fixed that in CVS.


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