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unix2dos


NAME
     unix2dos - convert text file from ISO format to DOS format

SYNOPSIS
     unix2dos [-ascii] [-iso] [-7] [-437 | -850 | -860 |  -863  |
     -865]  originalfile convertedfile

DESCRIPTION
     The unix2dos utility converts ISO standard characters to the
     corresponding characters in the DOS extended character set.

     This command may 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,
     unix2dos will rewrite the original file after converting it.

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported:

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



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



     -7              Converts 8 bit SunOS characters to 7 bit DOS
                     characters.



     On non-i386 systems, unix2dos 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  ISO  format  that  is
                     being converted to DOS format.



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



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

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


SEE ALSO
     dos2unix(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 tmpfile name = filename.
     Could not rename tmpfile 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.










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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