At 02:42 PM 10/31/97 EDT, Darin White wrote:
>My customers are doing ASCII-mode ftp "gets" of files 
>containing 95-byte records from my 400.  In cases where the last 
>few positions of the record are blank the record seems to be 
>truncated.  I suspect this is a function of the EBCDIC to ASCII 
>conversion performed by the ftp server, but does anyone out there 
>know of an easy way to force out these trailing blanks?

The nature of FTP is to strip off any trailing blanks on a record.  My
advice would be to add a single character field at the end of the record
and force it to some constant.  

In a system I wrote a number of years ago to transfer to and from a NT
server, I had to put a "#" at the end of every record.

david

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