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Re: perl reading ^M on text mounts
- From: Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes <sthoenna at efn dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 00:12:21 -0700
- Subject: Re: perl reading ^M on text mounts
- References: <3E1FDC960FE04A4E96892B9023622A4E06A6FC96@de010369.de.ina.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <loom.20060423T133814email@example.com>
On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 12:28:52PM +0000, Michael Lemke wrote:
> Dave <kilroyd <at> googlemail.com> writes:
> > Have you tried setting the environment variable PERLIO? I'm not a heavy
> > PERL user, but I tend to have
> > PERLIO=crlf
> > if I'm likely to see CRLFs.
> Thanks, I tried that. It indeed seems to remove the \r but independent of the
> mount mode of the disk. I googled a bit and found an old thread about this
> where Max Bowsher sums it up in http://firstname.lastname@example.org/
> msg22668.html What a mess. And no solution it seems. The perl docs say a
> simple open X, file; opens the file in text mode. So I expect the subsequent
> read (and chomp) to treat a \r according to mount mode of the file system.
> PERLIO=crlf changes it for all files. Is it just me or do other people also
> feel this is broken?
Yes, it's broken, but with no good solution that I know of.
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