Issue with photo ID's

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Jan 9 11:27:41 CET 2004

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 09:45:29AM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 19:25:30 -0500, David Shaw said:
> > Probably the easiest fix is that Cygwin has a magic environment
> > variable to fix this (it's a common problem): just set CYGWIN=binmode
> > (or rather add binmode to any existing contents of $CYGWIN).  Werner,
> > does your special Mingw32 have something like that?
> No, STDIO is the standard C library as provided by Windows and it
> knows about about the "b" flag to fopen.  I plan to include a custom
> stdio for other reasons but that won't help.  A global flag indicating
> that everyting is binary (i.e. a single LF for line endings) has other
> problems: Configuration files might not work correclt anymore due to
> the missing CR/LF to LF mapping. Thus the best solution is to use the
> "b" flag for everything which is not a text file.  One can get used to
> this but yes, it is easy to miss.
> Time for 1.2.25 ?

I think that would be good.  I just want to nail down this OpenBSD
problem first.

Has anyone looked at the AIX build reports?


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