RE: Backup script runs on AIX but not on Linux

From: Allen, Brandon <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 11:44:17 -0700
Message-ID: <64BAF54438380142A0BF94A23224A31E10A33691FA_at_ONEWS06.oneneck.corp>

Hi Tim, I tested that and I can't speak for all flavors of Linux/vi, but on my Oracle Enterprise Linux, ":set list" does not show the control characters. Also, dos2unix will get rid of the control characters without having to remember that horrible vi command ;-)


From: Tim Gorman []

The "vi" command "set list" will do the same

To get rid of the "invisible" carriage-return (i.e. "^M") characters, you can use the "vi" command ":s/^V^M//"

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