stat file -- cygwin vs. Windows size?

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Fri Jun 24 18:31:00 GMT 2005


Herb Martin wrote:

> Is there a standard Cygwin 'idiom' or function for
> dealing with this mismatch, or should I just re-invent
> the wheel.

Sure.  Don't use text mode.  Open the file in binary mode (O_BINARY with
open(), "b" with fopen()), or call setmode(fd, O_BINARY) once open, or
link against binmode.o.  Or just don't use text mode mounts.

Brian

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