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printing chr(10) to a file adds chr(13) infront

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Contributed by FixNEthing on Jul 15, 2001 at 09:05 UTC
Q&A  > CGI programming


I'm trying to print a chr(10) (to a binary file), but it prints 13 10 instead. Is there any around this ?

Answer: printing chr(10) to a file adds chr(13) infront
contributed by BrentDax

The trick here is to call binmode() on the filehandle:

open(BINARYFILE, ">file") or die "can't open file for writing: $!"; binmode(BINARYFILE);

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