MacIntosh Characters

I have a script that reads a filesystem on NT that is a MAC filespace and copies files from it to a UNIX NFS mounted filesystem. Needless to say, MAC users put files there with funky characters. My program runs on NT and although not appearing to have a problem opening the file and reading it prior to writing it, it is having a problem writing the new file.
 
After the write, I am checking for a value returned from the write to exist, or if the expected write amount is not equal to the written amount, I check $!. The value for that variable is simply

"DEST write failed: "

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aleyvaAsked:
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ventolinConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I am not sure what your question is, but this snippet might be your answer:

while (<FILE>) {
                # convert everything to unix first
                s/\015\012/\012/g;
                s/\015/\012/g;
                # if they want dos format
                s/\012/\015\012/g if ($mode eq "dos");
                # if they want mac format
                s/\012/\015/g if ($mode eq "mac");
                $results .= $_;
                }

-ventolin
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aleyvaAuthor Commented:
Edited text of question
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aleyvaAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 200
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WileyKatCommented:
just FYI, we Mac users do NOT put files with funky characters there. The funky characters are the fault of our Mac filesystem, which you and we have no control over. so don't criticize our file-handling techniques.
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WileyKatCommented:
just FYI, we Mac users do NOT put files with funky characters there. The funky characters are the fault of our Mac filesystem, which you and we have no control over. so don't criticize our file-handling techniques.
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