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Re: read builtin ignores a byte after \r in bash-4.3-p42 in Cygwin


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: read builtin ignores a byte after \r in bash-4.3-p42 in Cygwin
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2016 12:29:01 -0400
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On 8/6/16 12:02 AM, Eric Blake wrote:

> In the cygwin build of bash, I've added 'set -o igncr', which controls
> whether bash ignores ALL \r on input sources (script parsing, command
> substitution, read builtin), which has been in use for many years now.
> Maybe I should find the time to clean up the patches and post them for
> upstream inclusion, to wipe out old broken setmode() cruft like this
> that downstream cygwin no longer wants to use, and replace it with the
> solution that has been working well for cygwin users.  But I'm too late
> for 4.4...

Send them along when you get a chance.

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