cat and binary files

kunglao@prairienet.org kunglao@prairienet.org
Fri Apr 11 05:36:00 GMT 1997


> I tried doing binary mounts with the following results.
> 
> 1.  cat now produces a file larger than the sum of the input file
> sizes.
> 
> 2.  bash gets confused reading .bashrc
> 
> 3.  I don't know how to get binary while using explicit path notation.
> 
> So I'll go back to text mode mounts for now, and if necessary write a
> cat that works.

It took some work to switch to an all binary-mounted system.  What'll 
solve most problems is getting the dos2unix package.  I know .bashrc 
needs to be converted to just have lf's, instead of the cr/lf's.  I 
have that, and the groff/man commands on my ftp site, 
ftp://ftp.ice.net/pub/home/python

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