Hi,

In message "Re: Problem with binary files in mswin ruby"
    on 04/03/31, Anders Bengtsson <ndrsbngtssn / yahoo.se> writes:

|Could the methods in Marshal check for this and raise an exception if
|they fail to turn on binary mode? (At least on platforms where it
|matters).

I'm not sure what you want exactly.  Making "binmode" to raise
exception when internal buffer is already filled with text-mode
contents?

							matz.