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RE: Cygwin setup on XP/Vista (UNIX/DOS compatibilty question)

Steve Richmond wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> I removed everything and completely re-installed Cygwin with
> setup.exe using the UNIX 
> binary option.  I 'set -o igncr' in .bashrc.  'set | grep SHELLOPTS'
> show igncr is set. 
> Yet the problems of bash scripts failing with '\r' errors and the
> resultant .CSV has 
> a '^M' added to each line still appear.  So it's going to take more
> than just installing 
> using a binary setup and setting igncr in bash to resolve the
> problems. 
> I ran D2U on each bash script AND on the data files that it grep-ped
> within the 
> scripts.  Voila! Problem solved.  Each script and data file came from
> a WinME system 
> that had an aging version of cygwin (circa mid-2005).  I wrote a
> script to run every 
> file through d2u.  Interestingly that script had to be 'd2u-ed' first.
> So I have a solution but I fail to see why the binary setup and igncr
> didn't work. 
> I don't want to run every file I bring over through d2u as it's
> laborious. 

Try running mount and see what that says. I think mountoptions can
survive a reinstall.

Bengt-Arne Fjellner

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