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Re: reading linux from MacOs



[ i doubt chris meant this to be a private reply to me, i don't even
have macos ]

On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 07:25:29PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> 
> To exchange information back and forth, you can use an HFS (not HFS+)
> partition. Linux and MacOS can both read & write to HFS. Many Linux
> utilities will have mucho difficulty with CR-only Mac lines, though. Best to
> save text as Unix files (e.g. using BBEdit).
> 
> Or, if you have an external ftp server handy, use that to exchange.

converting mac text to unix text is pretty easy:

=== mac2unix ===
#! /bin/sh

tr '\r' '\n'
=== eof ===

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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