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From Marty Landman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi error
Date Fri, 05 Mar 2004 01:49:22 GMT
At 05:25 PM 3/4/2004, Evan Borgstrom wrote:
>Ya that's actually quite an annoying problem I've come across a number
>of times in customers scripts. Perl can work around the ^M within the
>file but the shell cannot so it is literally trying to execute
>/usr/bin/perl^M which of course does not exist.

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.

Marty Landman   Face 2 Interface Inc.   845-679-9387
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