[Coco] xmodem padding
goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Tue Jul 24 03:12:58 EDT 2007
>Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 11:55:18 -0400
>From: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net>
>Organization: Organization? Not detectable
>On Monday 23 July 2007, Paul Fitch wrote:
>>Is there an OS9/6809/6309 tool to strip off the extra padding that gets
>>stuck to the ends executable files?
I use ded for that.
>I always considered xmodem broken because of that,
I don't consider it broken so much as... short sighted. It was
created for CP/M machines which only track file-size by the number of
logical (128 byte) sectors used.
That said, I prefer ymodem or zmodem, because with those you don't
need to type in the filename twice. I'm lazy like that. ;-)
Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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