[Bioperl-l] Re: External dependencies and Macs

Hilmar Lapp hlapp@gmx.net
Thu, 14 Dec 2000 10:57:45 -0800

Marc Colosimo wrote:
> Mac uses a different code for \n than PC/UNIX (actually so does the PC vs UNIX but it
> probably does not show up as a problem).  If I down load a fasta file (large one with
> many sequences in it) as a UNIX file (I could have it translated when decompressing, but
> that messes up stuff for MAME :). Stuff that looks for end of line or \n don't find it
> and end up choking. I don't know if there is a fix for this, but it is something to
> think about when getting data from the web.

Hm. Is there no conversion utility for Macs?

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