I don't know what format the .bin files are,
but if they're binary and correspond to structures
in the code, then you will have to mess around
a bit with the packing of the structure (alignment
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Turley [mailto:samplecode at yahoo.com]
> Sent: 06 January 2000 15:03
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] Binary files
>> I am porting some windows C code to Linux for
> Apache/PHP. I have managed to compile and link the
> relevant algs iand all of them are working as planned
> with the exception of one.
>> This program relies on .bin files for calculating
> mortgage protection premiums (yawn). I am getting
> spurious responses from the program and I am wondering
> if .bin files are portable or not. The .bin files were
> generated on windows and I was kind of guessing that
> they might be portable in the same way that ascii
> files are.
>> Any thoughts?
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