The following file handling issues should be considered when creating applications that need to be portable between UNIX and
- The index file format default is different between Windows and UNIX. Options exist in the
extfh.cfg configuration file that enable you to change the default to the source platform. See
IDXFORMAT for more information.
- Line sequential files have different line endings depending on the platform. See
Line Sequential Files for more information. You can convert files when moving between platforms using a tool such as dos2unix or unix2dos.