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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: bash-3.2.39-19
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 4 May 2008 05:50:03 -0500
- Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: bash-3.2.39-19
- References: <announce.481C80CB.email@example.com>
> From: Eric Blake
> 4. This version of bash has a cygwin-specific shell option,
> named "igncr"
> to force bash to ignore \r, independently of cygwin's mount
> style. As of bash-3.2.3-5, it controls regular scripts,
> command substitution, and sourced files. I hope to convince
> the upstream bash maintainer to accept this patch into the
> future bash 4.0 even on Linux, rather than keeping it a
> cygwin-specific patch, but only time will tell.
First the *government* sends *me* a check, now the first glimmer of hope
appears in solving the heretofore-assumed-NP-complete text file line ending
problem which has plauged computer science since prehistoric times. Man I
love living in the future. Thank you Eric for your doggedness in getting
this implemented and (hopefully) accepted.
Here's hoping this can default to "on" upstream.
Gary R. Van Sickle
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