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Re: zsh and line breaks

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Oliver Kiddle wrote:

> "Peter A. Castro" wrote:
> > > I run zsh on Cygwin, unlike bash zsh gets very upset if it sees dos
> > > returns. I have to run dos2unix on my zsh scripts.
> > >
> > > I haven't seen an explanation for this
> > Hmm... I'll have to look into this.  I thought I'd corrected this for
> > Cygwin...
> Are those corrections likely to be limited to the Cygwin package for
> zsh?

Yes.  Currently, my changes are Cygwin specific and really don't apply to
the other platforms.

> I don't use Cygwin myself but from a quick search, it looks like there
> is an O_TEXT flag to open which we could use (a couple of places in
> init.c would cover scripts I think). Wouldn't work where the script
> comes from stdin, though. Does that perhaps help?

I'm aware of O_TEXT and I thought I'd changed all of the places where
files are opened already, but I just checked my patches and those changes
are gone!  AARRGGHH!!  Ok, I'll re-edit and get that back in.  Going
through stdin or via piped fds may be an issue still.  Anyway, thanks for
the thought!

> Oliver

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