[Gdal-dev] CPLReadLine problem on windows platforms

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Aug 29 13:35:01 EDT 2003

Roger James wrote:
> Frank,
> CPLReadLine has a problem on windows platforms when passed a file 
> pointer that has been opened in text mode. The underlying removal of 
> carriage return characters by wijndows causes the fseek positioning to 
> be wrong.
> This causes world file parsing to be wrong. My temp fix is in the above 
> snippet. I do not know if there are other places where this fix is need 
> or if it causes any side affects. But I can read jgw files on windows now J


I see what you mean, and I have changed CSLLoad() to use the binary file type
when opening the file.  I am surprised this hasn't come up more.  Andrey is
also doing something recently with a CPLFGets() ... I don't know if this
could be related or not.

> I have a vague recollection about reporting this or a similar bug many 
> moons ago.

Hmm, I don't recall my I have a very lossy memory.

Best regards,

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