Problem with F:/ and /cygdrive/f/
Fri Jan 12 10:55:00 GMT 2001
On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 12:33:25PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>"Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" wrote:
>> At 11:54 AM 1/12/2001, Joey Mukherjee wrote:
>> >I have a program which works perfectly when I tell it to read from a file at
>> >/cygdrive/f/ . However, when I set the directory to F:/, the program no
>> >longer works.
>> The output of cygcheck -s -r -v and a test case showing the problem would be
>Not for this Larry.
>If you access a file via it's drive letter name, it will open it in text
>mode by default. Chris, will adding binmode to CYGWIN help in this
Hmm. Maybe. I don't know for sure.
I'm not sure that I knew this either but now that I think of it, you're
probably right Earnie. It's unfortunate and surprising behavior. I'll
have to think about the best way to fix this.
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