Char handling DOS vs Linux?

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Wed Sep 20 03:37:35 CEST 2000


In article <39C81033.DBC3D150 at world.std.com>,
David Lees  <debl.spammono.nospammy at world.std.com> wrote:
>
>I wrote a short piece of python code running under 1.5.2 for striping
>out those extra carriage returns that DOS editors stick into text.  When
>I run this on my Linux box all works fine.  When I run the same code
>under Win 95 it does nothing.  It appears from using the debugger that
>the '\r' carriage returns are never seen when running under Windows.  Is
>there a different Python I/O function I should be using to see ALL the
>charaters in a file?

f = open ( filename, "rb" )
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