ASCII files from unix

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Nov 26 16:17:26 GMT 1997

On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:

> Hey folks,
> This come up enough that we should make it part of the FAQ, maybe?

hi dan, write it as a suggestion to samba-bugs, with FAQ: at the start of 
the subject.  if you add it yourself, please add it against the .sgml 
file, from which the .html and .txt files are generated.


> At 10:09 26-11-97 +1100, Dan Hewett wrote:
> >I have an SGI (Irix 6.2) SAMBA server, and a Win95 PC.
> >How do you handle editing of Unix ASCII files (Source code, etc.)
> >which contain only a NL (0x0a). When editing on the PC (Win95)
> >It wants to insert CR-LF (0x0d,0x0a) pairs.  Can the two be reconciled
> >so they each see their own particular truth?
> There are editors, such as PFE32, which can auto-detect a Unix/Windows text
> file. Luke also told me that NotePad can do this, although NotePad has some
> nasty size limitations.

ah.  wordpad, not notepad.


<a href="mailto:lkcl at"  > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
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