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RE: compilation problems
- To: Cal Thorne <ct at rmorton dot com>, 'Jean Michel Cirba' <jmcirba at cella dot fr>, "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: compilation problems
- From: David Robinow <drobinow at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 08:38:10 -0700 (PDT)
--- Cal Thorne <email@example.com> wrote:
> I ftp my source&makefiles from Unix to my Win PC.
> The ftp program does a
> converion on the text files to make them compatible
> with DOS (which means
> changing a cr to a cr+lf). [someone please correct
> me if I don't have that
LF -> CR LF
> So then, under Cygwin, I tar.gz my whole
> source tree and ftp it to
> another Unix box ...
> a '^M' at the end of each line.
> So I solve the problem by ftp'ing each text file
>individually in text mode if I go from
> Unix to DOS.
Use zip instead of tar.gz
Then when you transfer you use "unzip -a"
zip archives generally don't compress quite as well
as tar.gz archives but they certainly are a large
improvement over no compression at all. Also, this
technique will work in either direction. "unzip -a"
writes text files appropriate for the OS you are
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