Enscript Security Patch

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Wed Apr 12 09:38:30 PDT 2006

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 10:59:42AM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Do you have cygwin installed?  If so, you could test this behavior.
>> BTW, this is a standard feature of a ftp transfer in ascii mode.  Been
>> around for years before Windows.
> Yes, I believe I have cygwin. What did you want me to do?

You could try downloading a known unix formated txt file and run 'file'
on it or use vi.  vi -b filename to do a binary edit and see the return
chars, if any, in the file.  They would show up as ~M.  You can fix with:

:% s/\r//

  -- Bruce

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