bash-3.1-7 BUG

Christopher Layne
Thu Sep 21 03:37:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 08:19:02PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> As long as you have Corinna or myself in charge we are going to stick
> with the whole "Linux on Windows" thing.  If bash doesn't like \r\n line
> endings on Linux, if we purposely recommend against using text mode
> files, and if we can see noticeable performance improvements in bash
> from not honoring \r\n line endings, then bash should definitely be
> using the "binmode" code.

Yep. Ridiculous performance improvements at that.

> If Eric cares enough to make \r\n shell scripts work in bash, then more
> power to him.  If he doesn't then I have no problem with releasing a
> bash that hiccups on files which use \r\n and informing people that they
> should fix their scripts.
> cgf

Totally agreed here too.

I've been using my splintered off bash build for weeks now. Haven't really
had any issues - however I also explicitly do not use text mode mounts or
any related nonsense.


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