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Re: [opensuse] Starting a Java application
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 00:23:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <47DEFD72.30602@xxxxxxxxxx>
Ken Schneider wrote:
Would the file maybe need to be converted from EBCDIC to ASCII. Just
curious as this often the case in files from an IBM system which is
where OS/2 comes from.


No, that's exactly what should not happen. That should only happen to
text files.

But it is something in that direction that I suspect must have happened.
Converting a binary file according to a character conversion table might
make for a fun hobby, but it won't produce working executables :)

Anders
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