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Re: carriage returns and linefeeds

On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Seth Thornberry wrote:

   We're trying to generate an LDIF files out of a database on our mainframe,
   and just looking at the file, it seem to be correct, but whenever we try to
   run it through ldapadd/modify it never seemed to work. Looking closer at the
   file I'm trying to import (comparing it to a hand-generated file) in hex
   mode, I notice that the generated file has a carriagereturn/linefeed to end
   each line, while my hand generated one only has linefeeds. Could this be the
   problem, or am I looking in the wrong direction? If so, does anyone know of
   a program that will strip carriagereturns out of a file?
cat $FileName | tr -d '\015' > NewFileName   


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