Why text=binary mounts (Re: Gnu-win32 (b18), coolview and NTEmacs)

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@hotmail.com
Wed Jan 7 05:29:00 GMT 1998

>From: Scott Blachowicz <sab@seanet.com>
>Date: 06 Jan 1998 11:25:43 -0800
>So, why IS it that the coolview code requires text=binary mode mounts

Let me remind you that the purpose of the cygnus gnu-win32 project is to 
port UNIX code.  Most of the UNIX world programs choke on the \r\n 
combination.  Therefore text=binary is the easiest solution.

>Scott Blachowicz                <sab@seanet.com>

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