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Re: [Mingw-msys] forking issue on Windows XP?




On 2007-12-02 14:11Z, Vincent Torri wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2007, Greg Chicares wrote:
>>
>> $od -t a /etc/fstab
>> 0000000   c   :   /   M   i   n   G   W  sp   /   m   i   n   g   w  nl
>> 0000020
>>
>> Does yours contain a 'cr' character?
> 
> indeed, it's like that. With mingw2 :
> 
> $ od -t a /etc/fstab
> 0000000  nl   d   :   /   m   s   y   s   /   1   .   0   /   m   i   n
> 0000020   g   w   2  ht   /   m   i   n   g   w  nl  nl
> 0000034
> 
> is it a problem ?

Apparently not. I know I once created an invalid 'fstab'
that was ignored because of some line-ending problem:
either I had a CRLF ending, or none at all. But I can't
reproduce the problem today, so maybe MSYS has been made
more robust in this respect.

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