[ILUG] Telnet problem
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Thu Sep 14 22:31:52 IST 2000
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 01:52:30PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Philip Reynolds thought:
> Smith, Alan's [alan.smith at sap.com] 18 lines of dribble included:
> :>Okay, this did the job.
> :>vim /etc/inetd.conf
> :>:set ff=unix
> :>I'm sure the other variants would have done the same. Thanks for the help.
> :>Now all I have to do is figure out what I did to break it in the first place
> :>and NOT do it again.
> Problem often results when copying files over from a Windows machine which
> uses an extra character to signify a new line
> \r\n = Windows newline
> \n = UNIX newline
> Perhaps you transferred the file over from a Windows machine?
> btw, did it fix it?
Chances are he edited it on Win9x via a samba share which added the ^M
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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