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Re: Change Default Text File Format after installation

On Apr 11 15:55, Sebastian Schuberth wrote:
> >>where does Cygwin store whether the user has chosen DOS or UNIX as the
> >>"Default Text File Format" when installing? Is it possible to change that
> >>setting without re-installing Cygwin?
> >
> >In the mount table.  See "man mount".  Google for "cygwin remount binary"
> >for a handy one-liner.
> Thanks. The default mounts seem to be encoded in the Windows registry, 
> as there is not fstab. It also seems I need to change the flags in a key 
> named "cygdrive flags" if I want to change the mount mode of 
> auto-mounted drives. Is that correct? Is there an explanation of the 
> flags somewhere (well, without having to checkout all the source code 
> and search for it ...).

Did you follow Igor's suggestio to read `man mount'?  Use the mount command.
Don't change the registry manually.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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