I am having problems transferring a text file from Windows 7 using
ftp.exe to a FreeBSD server. After the file transfer the end-of-line characters are not changed from
\n, Instead they remain with the carriage return character which can be seen in for example
^M. The file is transferred in
Has anybody run into similar problems in the past? As far as I know using the
ascii mode during
FTP transfer should convert those characters automatically. Does it depend on the server configuration?
EDIT: The file can be seen here.
EDIT: I have also tried with
Cygwin but the result is the same. The carriage return character has not been removed even if the transfer type was
EDIT: It does not work the other way round either. I created a text file in FreeBSD and then downloaded it is
ASCII mode to my Windows machine. The end of line characters remained
LF as they were in
lit stat returns
211-FTP server status: Connected to 126.96.36.199 Logged in as user TYPE: ASCII No session bandwidth limit Session timeout in seconds is 320 Control connection is plain text Data connections will be plain text At session startup, client count was 9 vsFTPd 2.3.4 - secure, fast, stable 211 End of status