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Re: Feature request: DOS line endings recognition

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Feature request: DOS line endings recognition
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 13:47:27 -0500
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Francesco Montorsi wrote:
> is this the right place to make feature-requests for bash ?


In response to yours:  I will improve the error message displayed
when trying to execute a shell script with DOS line endings so the ^M
doesn't cause half of the message to be overwritten.

The shell is not the place to convert DOS line terminators to Unix line
terminators, so there won't be any auto-conversion taking place.

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