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bug#6657: mkstemp on cygwin creates binary files

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#6657: mkstemp on cygwin creates binary files
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 14:04:31 +0200

tags 6657 notabug

Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> I recently got by private email a report that "sed -i" changed the
> line endings of the file to bare linefeeds on cygwin.  The reason for
> this is that mkstemp on cygwin hardcodes the flags to O_EXCL|O_BINARY:
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2006-q2/msg00013.html
> I fixed it by using instead mkostemp(template, 0).  From a quick "git
> grep", it seems like sort and tac are affected by the bug in
> coreutils.

Thanks for the heads up.
This turned out not to be a problem with coreutils,
so I'm marking this as "done".

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