autoconf 2.54-1 writes dos files

Gerrit P. Haase
Mon Sep 1 09:58:00 GMT 2003

Hi Sam,

you wrote this:
>> I just noticed that autoconf 2.54-1 writes configure files with DOS
>> CR/LF line ends!
>> what's up?!

>> and that:
>> >>> $ cygcheck.exe -c -h perl
>> >>> Cygwin Package Information
>> >>> Package              Version
>> >>> perl                 5.8.0-5

>> Hmmm, this is strange.  Are you sure you used the perl from
>> perl-5.8.0-5 and you don't have another perl in /usr/local or
>> other weird?  Anyway I'll try to reproduce it now, after I
>> finished my Sunday Cygwin update.

> me being a perl-hater :-), you can hardly expect me to harbor some
> non-standard perl.

Ok.  But I'm sorry cannot reproduce it here.  I have also all binmode
mounts like you.

$ set | grep PERL

gives no output, so no PERL or PERLIO settings in my environment, see
also perl -V output below for my environment settings which may
influence these things.

though autoconf is newer, but I don't think that another autoconf makes
any difference:

$ autoconf --version
autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.57
Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

$ perl -V
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 8 subversion 0) configuration:
    osname=cygwin, osvers=1.3.22(0.7832), archname=cygwin-multi-64int
    uname='cygwin_nt-5.0 ismene 1.3.22(0.7832) 2003-03-18 09:20 i586 unknown unknown cygwin '
    config_args='-de -Dmksymlinks -Dusemultiplicity -Duse64bitint -Doptimize=-O3 -Dman3ext=3pm'
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=define
    useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=define use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef
    usemymalloc=y, bincompat5005=undef
    cc='gcc', ccflags ='-DPERL_USE_SAFE_PUTENV -fno-strict-aliasing',
    cppflags='-DPERL_USE_SAFE_PUTENV -fno-strict-aliasing'
    ccversion='', gccversion='3.2 20020927 (prerelease)', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
    ivtype='long long', ivsize=8, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=4
    alignbytes=8, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='ld2', ldflags =' -s -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/local/lib /usr/lib /lib
    libs=-lgdbm -ldb -lcrypt -lutil -lgdbm_compat
    perllibs=-lcrypt -lutil -lgdbm_compat
    libc=/usr/lib/libc.a, so=dll, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.a
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=dll, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' -s'
    cccdlflags=' ', lddlflags=' -s -L/usr/local/lib'

Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): 
  Built under cygwin
  Compiled at Aug 29 2003 12:06:59
    CYGWIN="binmode tty ntsec notitle"


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