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Re: perl textmode newline problem


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On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Peter Westerstrom wrote:

> I can't get perl to write files in text mode with correct line feeds.
> My perl program:
> #!/usr/bin/perl
> open(F, "> test.txt") or die "can't open file";
> print F "Foo\n";
> print F "Bar\n";
> close(F);
> Outputs newlines as 0x0A.
> But my C program:
> #include <cstdio>
> int main(int argc, char** argv)
> {
>         FILE *fp = fopen("test3.txt", "w");
>         fprintf(fp, "Foo\n");
>         fprintf(fp, "Bar\n");
>         fclose(fp);
>         return 0;
> }
> Writes newlines as 0x0D 0x0A. Same output dir.
> All my mounts is in textmode. CYGWIN is empty. I'm using perl 5.8.0-5
> and cygwin 1.5.3-1.
> I recently upgraded cygwin and got this behavoiur. Before it was
> correctly outputting text with 0x0D 0x0A.
> What can be the problem? A bug in perl? By design change in cygwin perl?
> Peter Westerstrom

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