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dos2unix


NAME
     dos2unix - convert text file from DOS format to ISO format

SYNOPSIS
     dos2unix [-ascii] [-iso] [-7] [-437 | -850 | -860 |  -863  |
     -865]  originalfile convertedfile

DESCRIPTION
     The dos2unix utility converts characters in the DOS extended
     character set to the corresponding ISO standard characters.

     This command can be invoked from either DOS or  SunOS.  How-
     ever,  the  filenames must conform to the conventions of the
     environment in which the command is invoked.

     If the original file and the converted file  are  the  same,
     dos2unix will rewrite the original file after converting it.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported:

     -ascii          Removes extra carriage returns and  converts
                     end  of  file  characters in DOS format text
                     files to conform to SunOS requirements.



     -iso            This is the default. It converts  characters
                     in  the  DOS  extended  character set to the
                     corresponding  ISO standard characters.



     -7              Converts 8 bit DOS graphics characters to  7
                     bit  space characters so that SunOS can read
                     the file.



     On non-i386 systems, dos2unix will  attempt  to  obtain  the
     keyboard  type  to  determine which code page to use. Other-
     wise, the default is US. The user may override the code page
     with one of the following options:

     -437            Use US code page



     -850            Use multilingual code page



     -860            Use Portuguese code page



     -863            Use French Canadian code page



     -865            Use Danish code page



OPERANDS
     The following operands are required:

     originalfile    The original file  in  DOS  format  that  is
                     being converted to ISO format.



     convertedfile   The new file in ISO  format  that  has  been
                     converted from the original DOS file format.



ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWesu                     |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     unix2dos(1), ls(1), attributes(5)

DIAGNOSTICS
     File filename not found, or no read permission

         The input file you specified does not exist, or  you  do
         not  have read permission. Check with the SunOS command,
         ls -l (see ls(1)).



     Bad output filename filename, or no write permission

         The output file you specified is either invalid, or  you
         do  not  have  write  permission  for  that  file or the
         directory that contains it.  Check also that  the  drive
         or diskette  is not write-protected.



     Error while writing to temporary file

         An error occurred while converting your  file,  possibly
         because  there is not enough space on the current drive.
         Check the amount of space on the current drive using the
         DIR  command.  Also be certain that the default diskette
         or drive is write-enabled (not write-protected).  Notice
         that  when  this error occurs, the original file remains
         intact.



     Translated temporary file name = filename.
     Could not rename temporary file to filename.

         The program could not perform the final step in convert-
         ing  your file.  Your converted file is stored under the
         name indicated on the second line of this message.










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