On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 08:04:09PM +0000, RS wrote: > It's worse than I thought. I had got the impression from the perlport > perldoc that if replaced \n with \012 in a print statement I would get a > LF on its own in Windows. I don't. If I insert \015 I can have a CR on > its own, but \012 is still replaced with CR LF. > > This article > http://www.perlmonks.org/?node=binmode > says I can use binmode, so that may be an answer. It's quite old, so it > may no longer apply.
binmode does still work AFAIK, but a more modern and flexible method is to use the crlf I/O layer, which is documented here: https://perldoc.perl.org/PerlIO.html Note however that an awful lot of perl code just doesn't bother. Windows is very much a second-class citizen in the perl world. -- David Cantrell | Nth greatest programmer in the world If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you're reading it in English, thank Chaucer. _______________________________________________ get_iplayer mailing list email@example.com http://lists.infradead.org/mailman/listinfo/get_iplayer