bash-3.1-7 BUG

Wed Sep 13 20:37:00 GMT 2006

Shankar Unni wrote:
> Eric Blake wrote:
>> But I intend that on binary files, \r\n line endings will treat the \r 
>> as part of the line, so at least binary mounts won't suffer from the 
>> speed impact of treating a file as unseekable the way bash 3.1-6 does.
> Would it be possible to do this dynamically (instead of keying off of 
> mounts, etc.): if the first line of the file read by bash has a \r\n, 
> use text-mode (1-char-at-a-time) semantics, else use binary semantics 
> (lseek)?

I hate to say this, but... if bash goes this route, could it be a shopt? 
I would rather know that my scripts are broken (DOS-format).

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