[sword-devel] newbie problem making a module

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 23 Jun 2002 22:07:27 +0200

Sometimes the files contain windows characters which are not readble correctly 
in Linux.

Use a hex editor to see if there are such characters.

Please post a small part of the vpl file here so we can see if it's correct.


> On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 03:19:05PM -0400, fred smith wrote:
> To reply to my own mail....
> > So, back to my problem.... I don't see it documented anywhere WHICH
> > names are to be used for the books... I was assuming it was the full
> > names, i.e., the first ones in the array. Am I wrong, should it be the
> > abbreviated names, the second column in the array?
> Nope, according to mod2vpl on the two modules I have installed, the
> LONG names are the right ones. Besides, I just tried the short ones and
> get exactly the same (uninformative) errors.
> I see, in looking at the output of mod2vpl, that the two modules I have
> contain a LOT of <91> and <92> characters, as well as a fair number of <CM>
> thingies at the end of apparently random lines. According to 'man ascii',
> a <91> is a '[' and a <92> is a backslash. I see no sensible reason why
> these would be embedded in the text in these places, so again I would
> appreciate some useful advice.
> Thanks again!