Odd behavior of scripts in dos mode
Thu Apr 26 17:22:00 GMT 2012
On 4/26/2012 7:40 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 04/26/2012 08:13 AM, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> I remember that Cygwin used to not be able to run scripts that were
>> converted or were in "DOS" mode - had trailing carriage returns in the
>> file. It would fail because the #! line might have /bin/bash\r which was
>> not a file (bash with a carriage return that is). But the behavior has
>> changed. Now it seems to ignore the trailing carriage return and it
>> execs bash itself. But it fails later on with other carriage returns.
> If you want bash to ignore carriage returns, then ask it to do so:
Interesting and it kinda explains that this is relatively new behavior
and why it seems to interpret the #! line correctly.
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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