winsup-990126: Strange problem with cvs 1.10

Christopher Faylor
Mon Feb 1 06:33:00 GMT 1999

On reflection, I think that this is probably the problem with fopen that
was noted previously.  fopen defaults to using O_TEXT if no 'b' flag is

I checked in a patch to newlib for this but I don't think that it
has been reflected in a snapshot yet.  Maybe tonight.


On Sun, Jan 31, 1999 at 02:15:12AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>DJ Delorie wrote:
>> Does it display the same symptoms without CYGWIN=binmode?
>Hi DJ,
>yes, it does. I have locally solved this problem by replacing the
>code, which sets binary/text mode in fhandler_base::fhandler_base() and
>fhandler_base::open() by the old code from winsup-981230.
>> > > This sounds like it might be a CR/LF problem.  Could you pipe the
>> > > output through "cat -vetu" and see if it notices ^M changes?
>> >
>> > Yes, you can see ^M in the versionfile foo,v while output. This
>> > isn't the truth for the file foo,v on disk, but cvs copies the
>> > contents into a temporary file, which has dos newlines after that.
>> > Then it's opened for reading in binary mode!
>> >
>> > I'm using CYGWIN='binmode ntea tty' and only binary mounts.


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