bash 2.0.2 backquoted text includes final carriage return

Daniel T. Stoelting dstoelt@mindspring.com
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999


----- Original Message -----
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@yahoo.com>
To: Bill Kelly <kelly@softwired-inc.com>; <cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 1999 11:15 AM
Subject: Re: bash 2.0.2 backquoted text includes final carriage return


> --- Bill Kelly <kelly@softwired-inc.com> wrote:
> > Normally the replacement text in bash for something like `hostname`
would
> > exclude any
> > final line ending characters, but in bash 2.0.2 this appears not to be
the
> > case.
> -8<-
>
> By _normally_ do you mean on a UNIX system?
>
> -8<-
> > When I tried including the hostname in filenames in bash, I ended up
with
> > carriage
> > returns in the filenames.
> -8<-
> > bash-2.02$ echo -n `hostname` | od -c
> > 0000000   b   o   r   s  \r
> > 0000005
>
> Expected default.  Workaround if necessary only: export CYGWIN=nobinmode.
> Alternate fix would be to set the output of hostname to 0_BINARY mode in
the
> hostname source file(s) and rebuild.

Is nobinmode really necessary? I'm using GNU bash, version 2.03.0(3) and my
CYGWIN is title strip_title binmode glob tty. Output of the above command
does not include a carriage return:

bash-2.02$> echo -n `hostname` | od -c
0000000   d   s   t   o   e   l   t   i   n   g
0000012

-Dan


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