On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 04:19:56PM +0100, Niall O Broin mentioned:
> On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 02:43:25PM +0100, John P. Looney (Kate) wrote:
>> > > Better still, have a look at the file in a hex editor. That'll tell you
> > > quick enough whats there or isn't as the case may be.
> > The "od" command is a lot handier than a hexeditor, and it's on every
>> You still haven't specified what my little pearls won't do for your problem,
> Kate, or re-specified the problem.
I went back looking at it. Turns out what was happening was that I've
"set fileformat=unix" set in vim. It turns all dos files into unix format.
So, I was looking at unix format files in vim, but they were really dos
format (with \r\n\r\n spacing between lines).
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