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Re: wtfindex and dos line endings
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Vince Rice <vr8ce at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 12:14:09 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: wtfindex and dos line endings
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Vince Rice wrote:
> I reported a couple of weeks ago that wtfindex choked on text mounts,
> and Igor promptly fixed it (thanks, Igor!). I just discovered that
> wtfindex can't handle DOS line endings, even on text mounts.
> That is, the standard acronyms file (for example) has Unix line
> endings, and wtfindex now properly processes that file on either a
> binary or text mount. However, I created a new acronyms file
> yesterday with DOS line endings, and wtfindex produced a garbled
> file. Changing the file back to Unix line endings corrected the
> problem. So, I guess this could be a limitation or a bug, whichever
> you choose. :)
> @SRS8100:/home/vrice\> uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-5.0 SRS8100 1.5.5(0.94/3/2) 2003-09-20 16:31 i686 unknown
> unknown Cygwin
> @SRS8100:/home/vrice\> cygcheck -c wtf
> Cygwin Package Information
> Package Version Status
> wtf 0.0.4-5 OK
I'm sorry, I can't reproduce this on my machine. Please provide the
*exact* steps needed to reproduce it, including the correct mount command
(you can temporarily mount some directory, say /tmp/text, in text mode if
you need to).
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