Re: Two 1541-II drives with problems

From: Spiro Trikaliotis <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:42:55 +0200
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Hello Marko,

* On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 09:25:44AM +0300 Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 08:11:41AM +0200, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:
> Thanks for the hint; I did not know about xxd.

I learned about it long time ago as many vim tutorials tell you to use
it to edit binary files.
> Nitpick: in /bin/sh you should write "$1" instead of $1, because the
> latter does not work when the file name contains shell
> meta-characters, such as spaces or ; < > &.

Yep, I know. But I have a lazy excuse: I do not give any user-provided
input there, it is all "in the script".

But you are right, one should do it always right, so chances are less
that it will slip accidentially into some script that is not safe for


Spiro R. Trikaliotis

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