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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for unix2dos (redhat section 1)

unix2dos(1)			     General Commands Manual			      unix2dos(1)

NAME
       unix2dos - UNIX to DOS text file format converter

SYNOPSYS
       unix2dos [options] [-c convmode] [-o file ...] [-n infile outfile ...]

       Options:

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

DESCRIPTION
       This  manual  page documents unix2dos, the program that converts text files in UNIX format
       to DOS 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 unix2dos 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.

	      unix2dos

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

	      unix2dos a.txt b.txt

	      unix2dos -o a.txt b.txt

       Convert and replace a.txt in ASCII conversion mode.  Convert and replace b.txt in ISO con-
       version mode.

	      unix2dos a.txt -c iso b.txt

	      unix2dos -c ascii a.txt -c iso b.txt

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

	      unix2dos -k a.txt

	      unix2dos -k -o a.txt

       Convert a.txt and write to e.txt.

	      unix2dos -n a.txt e.txt

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

	      unix2dos -k -n a.txt e.txt

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

	      unix2dos a.txt -n b.txt e.txt

	      unix2dos -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.

	      unix2dos -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.

AUTHOR
       Benjamin Lin - ( blin@socs.uts.edu.au )

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
       dos2unix(1)

1995.03.31				  unix2dos v2.2 			      unix2dos(1)


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