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patch #6896: Some programs aren't correctly appended on Cygwin.

Submitted by:  Norihirio Tanaka <noritnk>
Submitted on:  Fri 21 Aug 2009 03:27:59 AM UTC  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Eric Blake <ericb>Open/Closed: Open

Fri 21 Aug 2009 04:47:36 AM UTC, comment #1:

Known bug which only affects platforms with O_BINARY, and has been discussed on the list in the past - basically, freopen needs to choose between "wb" and "ab" depending on whether stdout is already in append mode. The official cygwin distro of coreutils has a patch that works around this, but I haven't yet cleaned it up enough to push upstream. So, in the meantime, wait for me to make the official cygwin of coreutils 7.5 rather than trying to build out of the box.

Eric Blake <ericb>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 21 Aug 2009 03:27:59 AM UTC, original submission:

The programs which are cat, head, tac, tail, tee and tr aren't
correctly appended at output on Cygwin 1.5.25 and/or later. As a
result, a configure script etc. is breaken.

Norihirio Tanaka <noritnk>

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri 21 Aug 2009 04:47:36 AM UTCericbAssigned toNone=>ericb
    Fri 21 Aug 2009 03:27:59 AM UTCnoritnkAttached File-=>Added coreutils-7.5.cygwin-append.patch, #18618

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