binary mode from non-Cygwin shells?

Malcolm Boekhoff
Wed Nov 29 08:11:00 GMT 2000

> Nevertheless:
> > You will find that if you set CYGWIN=nobinmode before executing your
> > example od will read in text mode and the \r will be eliminated.
> > Or, if you use the echo executable found in the Cygwin/bin directory instead of
> > the shell builtin the \r will not be written.
> Nope.  If I leave CYGWIN unset, and run the Cygwin echo.exe explicitly:
> d:\users\antony>c:\cygwin\bin\echo.exe hello |od -c
> 0000000000     h   e   l   l   o  \r  \n
> 0000000007

Is this because the pipe is being created by and not bash?

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