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Old 06-09-2008, 06:17 AM   #1
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I just noticed that FlashFXP (3.6.0 b1240) automatically converts line endings from CRLF to LF if you upload a plaintext file from a windows client to a linux server.

so far so good, BUT if you download a CRLF file (which was uploaded by another FTP-Client that doesn't care about line endings) FlashFXP converts the LF to CRLF and you end up with CRCRLF which duplicates every newline.

I dont know whether this is a bug or a feature, but can this 'behaviour' be configured, or even better, just switched off?

Thanks in advance for any hints on this topic ..
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Old 06-09-2008, 06:46 AM   #2
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This is the behavior of ASCII mode file transfers, the simple solution is to set FlashFXP to transfer all files in Binary mode. This can be done via Options > Preferences > Transfer Tab > Transfer Mode
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Old 06-09-2008, 09:20 AM   #3
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Many thanks for the quick answer. The tranfer mode was indeed the problem.

I believe the conversion happens on the server side, so its not even a FlashFXP issue ..

In any case, converting CRLF to CRCRLF is just stupid.
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