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Re: DD converts LF -> CR / LF

From: Brian Dessent
Subject: Re: DD converts LF -> CR / LF
Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 06:52:15 -0700

Eric Blake wrote:

> Predefining O_BINARY as the default input_flags and output_flags is a
> stopgap measure.  While it is fine for other programs, such as od, to

Doesn't that overly complicate things?  Seems to me that whenever you
use dd you are interested in copying fixed record length data.  It just
doesn't seem very likely that you would actually ever want dd to operate
in text mode.


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