chiggsy chiggsy - 1 year ago 110
Python Question

How can I detect DOS line breaks in a file?

I have a bunch of files. Some are Unix line endings, many are DOS. I'd like to test each file to see if if is dos formatted, before I switch the line endings.

How would I do this? Is there a flag I can test for? Something similar?

Answer Source

You could search the string for \r\n. That's DOS style line ending.

EDIT: Take a look at this

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