CR2LF is a C++ program which converts carriage returns to linefeeds.
I constantly run into problems, when transferring a file from one system to another, involving different conventions for ending a line of text.
It is my understanding that the following "conventions" apply:
While your file transfer program will usually transfer a text file in such a way that that carriage control is properly translated, this sometimes doesn't happen, especially if the text file is transferred "verbatim", that is, as though it were a binary file.
In such a case, CR2LF is the correct program to use if you want to convert a pre OSX Macintosh text file to a UNIX text file, since it will replace each occurrence of CR by LF.
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CR2LF is available in a C++ version.
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