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Re: [Nano-devel] ^M and Nano

From: Jordi Mallach
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] ^M and Nano
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 13:21:36 +0100
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Hi John,

On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 10:33:38PM -0800, John Gilman wrote:
> Just a quick wonder about Nano. I do a lot of cross platform work between 
> Linux and Windoze and as a result, 
> lots of my files have M$ style CRLF at the end of the line. Nano seems 
> insistent on allowing me to view the 
> totally unnecessary ^M's whether I want to or not. Obviously I can dos2unix 
> the files, but I'd rather not mess 
> with it. Pico, for all it's shortcomings, doesn't insist on showing me the 
> ^M's. Any possibility of a "M$ 
> compatibility mode" that either treats CRLF as simply LF or takes note of the 
> fact that the file uses CR's as well 
> as LF's and does the same.

I guess you're using nano 1.0.x. In the 1.1 (development) branch,
there's some conversion code which will do the trick for you. Download
the latest nano 1.1 (1.1.7 right now) from
and give it a try.

> Keep up the good work. Nano is definitely appreciated here.

Nice to know :)

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