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Re: DD converts LF -> CR / LF

From: Sebastian Schuberth
Subject: Re: DD converts LF -> CR / LF
Date: Sat, 07 May 2005 19:41:39 +0200
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>>>2005-05-06  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>
>>>     * NEWS: dd has new iflag= and oflag= flags "binary" and "text".
>>>     * doc/coreutils.texi (dd invocation): Document it.
>>>     * src/dd.c (flags, usage): Support it.
> That's okay for a start, but it now defaults to the underlying mount mode
> when the user does not specify binary or text.  In my opinion, dd should
> default to binary when neither text nor binary is specified (of course,
> that makes iflag=binary pretty much a no-op).

I agree, DD should default to binary in any case. Well, I'll look
foreward to the Cywin release of coreutils-5.3.0-6 to see which patch
will make it ;-)

Sebastian Schuberth

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