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Old 12-12-2008
get the file encoding

The system is AIX 5.3
Give please command or script to get the file encoding
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Old 12-12-2008
What do you mean by "encoding". In Unix, one can usually use the "file" command, which reports a string associated with the sequence of bytes in said file.

$ file blah.gz
blah.gz: gzip compressed data

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