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Re: binary mode

On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 10:24:50PM -0500, wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 06:57:13PM -0500, wrote:
>>How do I set it to binary mode?

It's been pointed out to me that my previous reply was less than helpful.
So, in the interest of being more than unhelpful, please provide the
mailing list a little more information on what you are trying to do.
Your simple question did not provide enough context to provide any
meaningful help.

There are various ways of setting things in binmode.

You can specify the -b option to mount when you mount a directory.

You can set CYGWIN=binmode to control how devices (i.e., pipes) handle
line endings.

You can open files in binmode using the fopen function by appending
a "b" to the second argument.

You can open files in binmode using the open function by appending
an "| O_BINARY" to the second argument.

If none of this helps, provide more details to this mailing list and
someone will surely be able to help.


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