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Re: Perl 5.6.1: Problem with CRLF/LF conversions

On Wed, 06 Nov 2002 12:52:51 +0100 Sven Köhler <> wrote:

> warum verweißt du ihn auf perl5.8?
> ist es nicht wünschenswert, daß perl dateien im text-mode öffnet?
> bzw. sie nur genau dann als binär behandelt, wenn man binmode() aufruft?

Bable Fish translation (not many of us understand German):
   why do you know it on perl5.8? isn't it desirable that Perl opens
   files in the text mode? and/or it only exactly as binary treats
   if one calls binmode()? 

Gerrit asked you to try 5.8.0 because if there is a problem in the
distributed Perl, he is unlikely to go back and fix the older version.

Perl normally handles files in text mode unless binmode() is called for a
handle, but what text mode means is dependent on the mount point used (man
mount) and whether the input or output is through a pipe or other

Mac :})
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