Unusual behavior with rotor

Jeff Sykes jeff at cowz.com
Wed Aug 21 09:06:40 CEST 2002


Ahh, yes, the joy of Windows. Adding the "b" to my open flags works
likes a charm.

Thanks to Terry and Jeff.

Terry Reedy wrote:
> 
> "Jeff Sykes" <jeff at cowz.com> wrote in message
> news:3D62F701.E4DE1270 at cowz.com...
> > I'm using rotor to encrypt some files. When I open and decrypt the
> > files, they are being truncated. Not quite sure what's happening
> here,
> > but here's a code snip from the class I'm using:
> 
> > Weird. Any ideas what's causing this?
> 
> Are you on Windows?  Can a rotored char become ^Z (dos/win end of file
> marker)?
> If so, and open in (default?) text mode, you could get behavior
> mentioned.
> 
> TJR

-- 
Jeff Sykes
home.email - jeff at cowz.com 
home.phone - 831-460-1977
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"This does remind me of a good 
 friend who used to taunt me 
 whenever i said, 'PIN Number.' 
 In a very silly voice he would 
 say, 'Yes! Give me my PIN Number 
 so that i can go to the ATM 
 Machine and get some Cash Money!'"
  - Anon



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