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Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 21:19:54 -0400
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From: DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com>
To: khan AT NanoTech DOT Wisc DOT EDU
CC: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
In-reply-to: <200004261944.OAA13998@hp2.xraylith.wisc.edu> (message from Mumit
Khan on Wed, 26 Apr 2000 14:44:47 -0500)
Subject: Re: hybrid text/binary mount
References: <200004261944 DOT OAA13998 AT hp2 DOT xraylith DOT wisc DOT edu>

> That was the caveat I was pointing out as well -- better the devil
> you ... At least we can now control the behaviour in two predictable
> ways -- mount and explicit binary/text mode I/O.

How about, instead of "auto" we call it "mixed" - read in text mode,
write in binary mode?  A text-mode read will handle unix-style text
files properly anyway, but we won't need that complex detection code.

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