On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 04:44:36PM -0800, Lee Thompson wrote:
> Thanks, using the file stat was indeed giving me the wrong content
> length, instead for Windows I can read <FH> filehandle to a $variable
> and and use length($variable) for the content-length header.
Yes, of course. The stat() call is returning the size of the file on
disk, which has DOS line endings. Both Perl and Swish-e are opening the
files in text mode, so when DirTree.pl reads in the file the line
endings are converted to a single newline character.
When DirTree.pl writes it to swish the text is written in text mode, so
the newlines are replaced with the \r\n DOS lines, but then swish-e
reads that in and again the newlines are stripped.
So using the length() is correct for non-multibyte characters.
I'll fix DirTree.pl for 2.4.1 update.
Received on Mon Nov 17 18:58:20 2003