On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 02:10:27AM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> smilie). I've just spent a couple of hours wondering how the fsck
> I can complete this project when the documentation I have about
> the file format is wrong. It's a relief to discover that it's not,
> but now I need to figure out what's wrong with my editor :-( I have
> a gut feeling that the strangeness and the encryption thing are not
> unconnected, but I've no idea how or why
what does file report? perhaps /usr/share/magic is reporting it as a
crypted file? there are several types listed in mine.
as an alternative to emacs or vi, it might be easier to use od + less
to view the file assuming you don't need to edit it.
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