Similar Bash 3.1.18 CR/LF Problem
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Sep 28 18:31:00 GMT 2006
Wilks, Dan wrote:
> Apologies that this is being written the day after without real output.
> I'm now at my desk without easy access to the machine in question.
> We've been using Cygwin with text-mode mounts for a long time without
> any problems. A new engineer started the other day, installed a
> brand-spanking-new cygwin and came to me with problems running a build.
> Without going into details of the build system, after a few hours I
> discovered that (all examples are from a cmd shell), foo.sh contains the
> single line "date; date<cr><lf>"
> C:> cd temp
> C:\temp> sh foo.sh -- works
> C:\temp> sh C:/temp/foo.sh - fails
> C:\temp> sh C:\temp\foo.sh - fails
> The failures were of a form where the first command on a line works but
> the second generates an error. Removing the trailing eol on the on-line
> shell script allows the scripts to work regardless of how they're
> specified on the sh command line.
> Sorry, I don't remember trying sh /cygdrive/c/temp/foo.sh but if I did
> it also failed because I know the only way I could get it to work was
> w/o any path component.
What about "bash <all variations>".
> Mounts are as follows...
> C:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type system (textmode)
> C:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type system (textmode)
> C:\cygwin on / type system (textmode)
> c: on /cygdrive/c type system (textmode,noumount)
> h: on /cygdrive/h type system (textmode,noumount)
> i: on /cygdrive/i type system (textmode,noumount)
> r: on /cygdrive/r type system (textmode,noumount)
> s: on /cygdrive/s type system (textmode,noumount)
> u: on /cygdrive/u type system (textmode,noumount)
> Oh, and when we downloaded just bash 3.1.6(17?) it didn't overwrite the
> old sh.
That suggests the postinstall script didn't run for some reason.
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