[ic] Serious Problem after reconfig!
Fri, 10 Nov 2000 15:53:36 -0800
Actually, rather than worry about vi when you telnet in, why not try this:
perl -pi -e "s/\r//g" catalog.cfg
strips those CR's right out. When I worked at an ISP we had to do this quite often for people who insisted on editing their perl CGI scripts in [Word/Note]pad. Give that a try.
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 13:50:59 -0800
From: Ed LaFrance <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [ic] Serious problem after reconfig!
You will probably need to telnet into you server space, then use a unix
text editor to fix the file - opening and then saving it with vi, ed, emacs
or pico may in itself "cleanse" the file. Just login with telnet, then:
Ctrl + O to save. You will then need to do a command line reconfig, or
just restart minivend.
Hope it works for you!
- Ed L.
At 10:13 PM 11/10/00 +0100, you wrote:
>Thanks a lot Ed!
>This seemed to be the problem! (one world, one lf...)
>My problem is now to reconfig the catalog at my IPS site.
>Cause of the messed up catalog.cfg, I can@t login into Minimate
> > Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 08:51:09 -0800
> > To: email@example.com
> > From: Ed LaFrance <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Subject: Re: [ic] Serious problem after reconfig!
> > Reply-To: email@example.com
> > You did change something, right? Otherwise, why would you reconfig...
> > I have seen this kind of behavior appear when the catalog.cfg
> > is not a
> > strict unix text file, which can occur when the file has been
> > downloaded
> > and edited on a Windows or Mac box, then uploaded again full
> > of CR's. Did
> > you do this?
> > - Ed L.
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