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Re: Running dovecot under Cygwin

On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 11:42:51AM +1100, Daniel Noll wrote:
>On Thursday 20 December 2007 11:36:08 Matt Wozniski wrote:
>> On Dec 19, 2007 7:09 PM, Daniel Noll wrote:
>> > On Wednesday 19 December 2007 08:18:37 Dave Korn wrote:
>> > > > Does Cygwin uses EOF of Windows?
>> > >
>> > >   No, Cygwin uses Ctrl-D for EOF like all POSIX.
>> >
>> > No, Cygwin uses whatever the user tells it to use during the install.
>> No, you're confusing EOF with EOL.  Line endings can be either Ctrl-M
>> Ctrl-J or just Ctrl-J, depending upon your installation choice, but
>> end of file is always Ctrl-D, like all of POSIX.
>Ah, you're right.  I read it as EOL for some reason.
>But actually the Ctrl-D thing seems to be per-application.  I've noticed that 
>under Cygwin, if I run an MS-DOS application it still expects the DOS-style 
>EOF terminator.  Likewise if I run something like "cat" under cmd.exe, Ctrl-D 

If you are running a non-cygwin program then it uses whatever Windows uses.
If you are running a *Cygwin program* then it uses whatever Cygwin uses.


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