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Subject Re: [NET] ftp entry spans lines<#part type=SampleVMSDirListing filename="~/sample.txt" disposition=attachment description="Sample VMS Directory listing.">
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2003 15:55:56 GMT
From: (Jeffrey D. Brekke)
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 09:55:56 -0600
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I've attached a file with a screwy sample dir listing from a VMS ftp server.

>>>>> On Mon, 3 Mar 2003 09:30:37 -0600, "Steve Cohen" <>

> It looks like the algorithm that vms uses is if the file name is
> longer than the space alloted to it, they continue onto a new line.
> I wonder if any other systems also do this.

> I think I should create a separate test for the filelist handling.
> One test tests the parser, the other tests the list mechanism.  I'll
> just put a bunch of listings into a file and read that in via a
> stream.

> Could you resend me this listing in a file?  I want to be sure that
> the line feeds are in the original input and are not put there by
> the emailer.

Jeffrey D. Brekke                         
Wisconsin,  USA                           

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