[Oberon] pcreceive.sh not working for files that are multiples of 255

Andreas Pirklbauer andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 3 10:46:26 CEST 2017

Thank you!

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> On 3 Jul 2017, at 10:05, Felix Friedrich <felix.friedrich at inf.ethz.ch> wrote:
> The Oberon Mailing List provides a rudimentary spam filter: from the list I get a spam indication mail and have to approve or reject a post manually.
> In most cases the spam suspicion originates from a multipart header in the mail. I have now generally allowed multipart mail headers, which is why mails that used to appear a bit later (as also noticed earlier by Andreas) on the list, now appear promptly.
> Of course, this does not influence your local spam filter but it might give a hint to what you might want to adapt.
> Rgds
> Felix
>> For some reason, Andreas's emails to the Oberon mailing list always
>> seem to end up in my spam folder – when I notice them, I mark them as
>> not spam, which may somehow cause them to appear on the list.
>>> On 6/30/17, Andreas Pirklbauer <andreas_pirklbauer at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> The "Oberon Workstation" app is a nice app. Both this app and the emulator
>>> are fine. One downside of the app is that it doesn't allow me to test my own
>>> Oberon system building tools.. which link and load a new Oberon inner core
>>> onto the boot area of the local "disk" (as the "Oberon Workstation" creates
>>> a boot image on-the-fly at startup). Also, I like to easily share entire
>>> boot images with others. For that I'd first need to zip the Oberon folder
>>> and then ask others to download and install the Oberon Workstation app.
>>> On Friday, June 30, 2017, 5:17:13 PM GMT+2, Hans Klaver <hklaver at dds.nl>
>>> wrote:
>>> Hi Andreas,
>>> You wrote:
>>> When using the Oberon emulator on a host system (e.g., Mac), the command
>>>   ./pcreceive filename
>>> does not seem to work for files whose file size is a multiple of 255. Has
>>> anyone else noticed this issue?‘
>>> (...)
>>> If you work on macOS (≥10.9) you might as well try Roel de Jong's "Oberon
>>> Workstation" app.
>>> This is an emulator of Wirth's RISC machine implemented in the Swift
>>> programming language. In my experience it is a reliable host for the Oberon
>>> V5 System, and has the advantage that it uses a Mac Folder for the Oberon
>>> files: no need for pcSend/pcReceive to transfer Oberon files from and to the
>>> Oberon System!
>>> The macOS as a host has the additional advantage that it has screen zoom
>>> built into the OS, so that you can make full use of very-high-resolution
>>> ("Retina") displays for the Oberon System. This can be done via Apple menu >
>>> System Preferences > Accessibility settings: enable both "Use keyboard
>>> shortcuts to zoom" and "Smooth images".
>>> You can download "Oberon Workstation" via this
>>> page: http://www.reactive-instruments.eu/pages/faq.html or from the Mac App
>>> Store (free).
>>> Hans Klaver
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