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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for dos2unix (redhat section 1)

dos2unix(1)									      dos2unix(1)

NAME
       dos2unix - DOS/MAC to UNIX text file format converter

SYNOPSYS
       dos2unix [options] [-c convmode] [-o file ...] [-n infile outfile ...]

       Options:

       [-hkqV] [--help] [--keepdate] [--quiet] [--version]

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page documents dos2unix, the program that converts plain text files in DOS/MAC
       format to UNIX format.

OPTIONS
       The following options are available:

       -h --help
	      Print online help.

       -k --keepdate
	      Keep the date stamp of output file same as input file.

       -q --quiet
	      Quiet mode. Suppress all warning and messages.

       -V --version
	      Prints version information.

       -c --convmode convmode
	      Sets conversion mode. Simulates dos2unix under SunOS.

       -o --oldfile file ...
	      Old file mode. Convert the file and write output to it. The program default to  run
	      in this mode. Wildcard names may be used.

       -n --newfile infile outfile ...
	      New  file  mode. Convert the infile and write output to outfile. File names must be
	      given in pairs and wildcard names should NOT be used or you WILL lost your files.

EXAMPLES
       Get input from stdin and write output to stdout.

	      dos2unix

       Convert and replace a.txt. Convert and replace b.txt.

	      dos2unix a.txt b.txt

	      dos2unix -o a.txt b.txt

       Convert and replace a.txt in ASCII conversion mode.  Convert and replace b.txt in ISO con-
       version mode.  Convert c.txt from Mac to Unix ascii format.

	      dos2unix a.txt -c iso b.txt

	      dos2unix -c ascii a.txt -c iso b.txt

	      dos2unix -c mac a.txt b.txt

       Convert and replace a.txt while keeping original date stamp.

	      dos2unix -k a.txt

	      dos2unix -k -o a.txt

       Convert a.txt and write to e.txt.

	      dos2unix -n a.txt e.txt

       Convert a.txt and write to e.txt, keep date stamp of e.txt same as a.txt.

	      dos2unix -k -n a.txt e.txt

       Convert and replace a.txt. Convert b.txt and write to e.txt.

	      dos2unix a.txt -n b.txt e.txt

	      dos2unix -o a.txt -n b.txt e.txt

       Convert	c.txt  and write to e.txt. Convert and replace a.txt.  Convert and replace b.txt.
       Convert d.txt and write to f.txt.

	      dos2unix -n c.txt e.txt -o a.txt b.txt -n d.txt f.txt

DIAGNOSTICS
BUGS
       The program does not work properly under MSDOS in stdio processing mode.  If you know  why
       is that so, please tell me.

AUTHORS
       Benjamin Lin - <blin@socs.uts.edu.au>

       Bernd Johannes Wuebben (mac2unix mode) <wuebben@kde.org>

MISCELLANY
       Tested environment:

	      Linux 1.2.0 with GNU C 2.5.8

	      SunOS 4.1.3 with GNU C 2.6.3

	      MS-DOS 6.20 with Borland C++ 4.02

       Suggestions and bug reports are welcome.

SEE ALSO
       unix2dos(1) mac2unix(1)

1995.03.31				  dos2unix v3.0 			      dos2unix(1)


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