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Apache/Perl question

On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 16:58:23 -0400
"Ronny Serrano" <RSerrano at> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who pitched in with ideas on this. Turns out my
> apache config needed to be tweaked a little. Then I was getting 500
> errors. After 2 hours I found that it was because the damn Vi for
> Windows was puttng the wrong carriage returns in the script and the
> server was blowing up. The linux server just didn't like how the
> carriage returns were formatted. When I write a simple script in vi
> right on the linux box, it works fine.
> Anyone know of a good freeware editor that would convert a windows
> notepad formated text file to unix/linux format.

I would generally use perl for that:

    perl -pi -e 's/\r$//' foo.html

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