Cygwin setup on XP/Vista (UNIX/DOS compatibilty question)
Sat Sep 22 00:23:00 GMT 2007
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According to Steve Richmond on 9/21/2007 5:40 PM:
> On PC2 and PC3, I have an up-to-date version of Cygwin and bash
> (3.2.5(7) i686-pc-cygwin).
That's not up-to-date. The latest is 3.2.25(16).
> However it behaves differently. After I install it using UNIX, bash scripts
> fail with '\r' errors, meaning it can't find the CR. So after I re-installed
> to be DOS compatible for CR/LF, the bash scripts execute successfully, but
> the resulting .CSV file has a '^M' added to each line. Subsequent
> manipulation with paste (as an example) fail because of the extra '^M'.
In your case, I'd recommend using a binary mount, and bash's igncr option.
Oh, and reread the announcements:
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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