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From: earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com (Earnie Boyd)
Subject: Re: Answer to your text == binary question
21 Jan 1999 20:30:01 -0800 :
Message-ID: <19990122042054.25145.rocketmail.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@send105.yahoomail.com>
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To: Geoffrey Noer <noer AT cygnus DOT com>
Cc: cygwin developers <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>

---Geoffrey Noer <noer AT cygnus DOT com> wrote:
8<
> That all said, I'd love to hear your opinions about all this, and
> how automounts should behave with respect to text vs. binmode should
> affect the automounts (the question Pierre asked me in conjunction
> with his helping write better Cygwin documentation).
> 
> Perhaps the CYGWIN environment variable should determine the mode of
> automounts?
8<

IMHO, default mode of automounts should be based on the mode of the
root `/' directory.  If the mount table doesn't exist at all then the
default should still be text.
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