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Re: Text file open modes


On 09/15/2010 10:37 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> The first problem, hanging on '\r' within macro definitions can
>> be worked around by saving the gerber in UNIX format (\n only)
>> instead of DOS format (\r\n).  Then gerbview will not hang on
>> '\r': because there will be none in the file.
> Long term
> gerbview, like any other kicad program, should probably be using
> "rt" as the fopen() mode.  Won't that make the fgets() code read in
> lines of text without the \r in a platform independent way ?


Seems to say I was wrong.  "r" means open in text mode.  So I don't know
why fgets() is even showing us a \r

unless wxwidgets is somehow changing the open mode between its API and

Still unknown for me.