Weird glitch/bug with c++ program compiled in Ubuntu? or am I doing something wrong?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at
Wed Feb 15 15:25:21 MST 2012

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 02:51:44PM -0700, John Shaver wrote:
> Suddenly, in my program output, the first operand of each converted
> postfix statement was replaces with a space and I can't figure out
> why.   The weird thing though... The windows executable work just
> fine??

It looks like you're having a problem with line endings.  Your program
checks for a newline ('\n'), but it doesn't treat carriage return ('\r')
specially.  At some point, the program prints out the carriage return,
which on Linux causes all of the input on the line to be erased.

Andrew McNabb
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