ghostscript binmode weirdness

Corinna Vinschen cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 7 08:14:00 GMT 2001


On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 10:43:11AM -0500, Gregory W. Bond wrote:
> thanks for the reply larry - i realize that fixing the ghostscript port would
> be a solution, but my impression from reading the cygwin user manual is that
> setting CYGWIN to binmode could serve as a workaround - in my case it didn't
> and i don't understand why - i'm beginning to suspect that cygwin is ignoring
> that i've set CYGWIN to binmode which would be a cygwin bug

That's not what the CYGWIN=binmode setting is for.

http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-cygwinenv.html

The workaround you're talking about would be to use binary mount points.

Corinna

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