Sync Passwords

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Jun 10 16:36:53 GMT 1999

On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > 
> > i compiled samba's rpcclient under cygwin b20.  i found that it, and ssh
> > and cvs, all failed on file read() functions when the binary text being
> > read came across a "^Z" character in the data stream.  this, of course,
> > made reading .ssh/identity absolutely impossible.
> > 
> > also, pressing return seemed not to have an effect, only when ctrl-z was
> > pressed did the output results of a command appear on-screen, and
> > thereafter because of the ctrl-z no further stdin inout could be read!
> > 
> > generally bad all round, really.
> Well that's easy to fix. I was the one in Cygnus who made
> the DOS-text-is-default decision as I was one of the few
> people there working on CygWin32 who'd done a lot of Windows
> programming :-).


> You just need to add a call to setmode() to set the stream
> to binary. You can do this globally as well (although I'd
> have to look it up as it's a while since I worked on CygWin32).

hm.  is setmode() a standard posix call?  if added to the samba source,
will it affect any other oses?

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