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From: Pierre DOT Humblet AT eurecom DOT fr (Pierre A. Humblet)
Subject: Re: Answer to your text == binary question
25 Jan 1999 06:52:20 -0800 :
Message-ID: <199901251440.GAA13093.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@cygnus.com>
References: <19990124212803 DOT A11808 AT cygnus DOT com>
To: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>,
"cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com" <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>

At 09:28 PM 1/24/99 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>The user will find him/herself with an automounted directory, say z: to
>>/cygdrive/z with text mode.  What is the simple specific rule to change
>>the mode to binary?
>
>mount -b -f z: /cygdrive/z

You are right, it's the most logical and it avoids introducing variants
to the command.  Keep it simple.

Pierre

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