Re: Mcopy not removing the "^M" character
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 07:01:41AM -0800, Kenward Vaughan wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 05:46:08AM -0800, Eric Dickner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a text file that I burned onto a CD on a
> > windows machine.
If you're putting something on to a windows machine, wouldn't
mcopy automatically use the dos CR-LF?
> > I used "mcopy" with the t, a and T
> > options to try and get rid of those "^M" characters (I
> > forget if that is the line feed or carriage return).
> > They seem to be gone if I look at the result with
> > "more" or an X text editor, but when I look at it with
> > "nano" there they are. I assume that they are there
> > but that some programs simply don't display them.
> > What am I doing wrong? "mcopy" states that those
> > options are all for getting rid of that stuff but they
> > just don't seem to be working...
> Just for the heck of it, try using just t or a instead of both options
> (maybe it's brain dead and does one followed by the other, undoing
> itself... ?)
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