text / binary mounts (sorry)

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Jun 2 19:33:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 04:41:27PM -0500, Parker, Ron wrote:
>> Since the //h usage is deprecated, I'm not going to worry too 
>> much about this.
>The larger point, IMHO, is that, 'echo Hello>//machine/sharename/filename'
>also produces 7 bytes. This leads me to the question of, "How does one
>default UNC file access to binary mode?"  I know it works if the UNC path is
>mounted and you access it via the mount point, but what should happen when
>going directly to the UNC path?

Right now, the same thing happens as has happened for the last three or
four years with cygwin.  It defaults to text mode.


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