Output redirection, file creation, and libjpeg.a

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@hotmail.com
Mon Oct 13 05:07:00 GMT 1997


How is your filesystems mounted?  If they are mounted text!=binary then 
you will have a \r (^M) prepended to any \n.  If they are mounted 
text=binary, then someone else will have to give you an answer.

To mount / as text=binary:
1) cd to the bin directory
2) umount /
3) mount -b c:\\ /

-        \\||//
---o0O0--Earnie--0O0o----
-earnie_boyd@hotmail.com-
------ooo0O--O0ooo-------

>Date: Sun, 12 Oct 1997 17:20:07 GMT
>To: gnu-win32@cygnus.com
>From: Victor Schneider <vischne@ibm.net>
>Subject: Output redirection, file creation, and libjpeg.a
>
>There's a curious problem with porting the jpeg-6 and jpeg-6a libraries 
to
>cygwin32:  They compile with no problem, and running `make test' 
confirms
>that they work, but the `cjpeg' and `djpeg' utilities appear to have
>problems (a) creating files and (b) using the input and output 
redirection
>operators (`<' and `>').
>
>When you generate a .gif file from a .jpg file using djpeg, you get
>`spurious symbol' error messages from lview31.exe on the resulting .gif
>file.  I think that results from some problem using `>' to generate the
>resulting .gif file.  I get the impression that cygwin32 uses the Dos 
'>'
>operator and gets junk added in to the redirection process.  Either 
that, or
>bash.exe is doing something.
>
>Using the `-outputfile' option in djpeg yields an output file of zero
>length.  Since this all works under other operating systems like Linux, 
I
>have to assume that the problem is somewhere in the buck-passing 
between
>native Dos and cygwin32.
>
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