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Re: Detecting text type in a shell script
Nicolas Christin wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Have you tried linking you app with -lbinmode ? That should force all
>> file access to be binary, whatever the mount.
> No - but that's a very good point - worth trying out. Thanks a bunch.
You haven't said exactly what your program does, so I can't be sure, but
there is also -lautomode, which (IIRC) does text reads and binary writes.
Remember - When reading in binary mode, your program may receive \r\n line
terminations if that is what the file actually contains.
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