ftp client corrupts binary files with ^m ??
Marius van Wyk
Wed Aug 5 04:28:00 GMT 1998
On Wed, 5 Aug 1998 01:40:57 +1200 (NZST), Andrew Thompson
> I have ftp.exe installed on my system. When I get text files from other
> servers ftp works OK but when I set ftp to 'bin' and get a binary file the
> file comes out a little larger and (I Think) it has ^m's inserted into the
> binary code, hence it does not run.
> Do I need to mount everyting as "text=bin" on my system currently
> everyting is text=!bin??
Assume that the ftp was written for a unix machine, and that the
author did not bother opening files as binary instead of text, so use
bin at all times anyway.
DOS's crlf configuration sucks - period
> I do not understand how this system translates text files from unix type
> to dos type.
> Andrew Thompson
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