Subject: Re: [htdig] Problems compiling / using htdig with Mandrake 6.1
From: Gilles Detillieux (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 04 2000 - 08:06:02 PDT
According to David Robley:
> This is a wild guess - but is it possible that rundig has somehow
> acquired DOS end of line characters? I've known this to do weird things
> in shell scripts.
> Open it with vi and see if there are ^M characters at the end of each
> line - if so, delete them and try again.
If your installed "vi" command is actually "vim", it won't show the ^M
at the end of each line, if all lines have it. This is to facilitate
editing of DOS/Windows files under Linux. So, you may have to use
"cat -v rundig" to see if there are ^M characters. They can be stripped
using "mv rundig rundig.old; tr -d '\015' < rundig.old > rundig".
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <email@example.com> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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