Robin Rowe email@example.com Dec 8, 2004
BUG: Uploading binaries (e.g., a JPEG file) results in garbage if serving wiki.pl from Windows.
EXPLANATION: Because Windows defaults to text mode instead of binary mode on file open, there should be a call to binmode before uploading binary files.
SOLUTION: On line 4932 of wiki.pl is a call to open(UPLOADFILE). The next line should be:
This fix is so trivial to cut-and-paste that I'm not bothering with a patch. Shouldn't break anything on unix platforms (where binmode is the default).
This bug has been previously reported. See /FileUploadManglesFile.