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Re: File truncated at ^Z character in windows


From: Michael M Mason
Subject: Re: File truncated at ^Z character in windows
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 10:14:28 +0000

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 22:13:18 +0200, "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden>
wrote:

>> From: John Russell <address@hidden>
>> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
>> Date: 17 Feb 2004 14:15:12 -0500
>> 
>> I copied the offending file from a samba share on my linux machine
>> over to the windows machine.  I didn't open it or edit it with any
>> editor until NTEmacs opened it.  
>
>So it sounds like samba did this.

But the copy operation would have been done by NT, doubtless in text
mode.  I suspect that if the OP renames the offending file so it has,
say, a 'bmp' extension, and then tries the copy operation again, it
would work as expected.

-- 
Michael


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