Re: Question: ftp Command Line Program Warning About Line Endings

Transfer the file in binary mode. This makes an exact copy and doesn't try to 
convert things like line endings based on an OS's notion.

On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 11:35:08 -0400, Homme, James wrote:
> Hi,
> ftp warned me about bare line endings when I used its get command to bring a 
> file from a Windows box to my Linux box. The warning said that I may not have 
> gotten the whole file. The file is a plain text file.
> * I know that Linux line endings are different from Windows line endings from 
> the little Perl that I know.
> * I transferred the file using ASCII mode.
> 
> How can I check to see if I got the whole thing? It was created by a Drupal 
> module that created a huge SQL statement that transfers data to my site 
> database, so I can't read it in a text editor and be sure that it's all 
> there. I don't know whatt's supposed to be there.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Jim
> 
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