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Re: Please tell me this is curable...

Success!  The ones that were put up in ascii and taken down in binary are
recovered.  The others need to be downloaded again but at least the most
important documents are recovered.

Many thanks!

My old mailbox is still in a tar-ball - did you get back about the beer


----- Original Message -----
From: "Philip Hands" <phil@hands.com>
To: "Patrick Kirk" <patrick@kirks.net>
Cc: "rick" <r3ck@home.com>; <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2000 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: Please tell me this is curable...

> "Patrick Kirk" <patrick@kirks.net> writes:
> > Can you recall the name of any of these Windows utilities?  Or has
> > done this in the past and have the awk script lying about?
> > > The problem is the lf -> crlf switch.  Just reverse it.  There
> > > will be posts saying this won't work but it will.  You'd think
> > > it doesn't work because what about valid crlf pairs in the
> > > original data.  But they get changed to crcrlf by the ascii
> Ah, good point.  Assuming it's true:
>   perl -ne 's/\r\n/\n/g; print;'  broken.tar > fixed.tar
> should do the trick.
> Cheers, Phil.

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