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From Brian Dessent <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi error
Date Fri, 05 Mar 2004 03:19:41 GMT
Marty Landman wrote:

> Is this similar to - or exactly what happens when a perl script gets
> uploaded to a unix server from a windows workstation in binary rather than
> ascii mode? I've always wondered why unix would care about some \r's coming
> in from a windows box.

Um, because line endings are \n under unix, and not \r\n?  When you try
to open a unix-mode text file in notepad, it's all on one line with a
bunch little boxes where there should be line breaks.  Why can't windows
just not care about the lack of \r's coming from the Unix box?


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