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Old 06-07-2011
To convert file with decimal to another file with Hexadecimal

I have a text file of alphanumeric values listed one by one. I have to convert them to hexadecimal equivalents for each character seperated by ":" in Unix bash shell script. For example, 12345678 has to be converted to 31:32:33:34:35:36:37:38
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Old 06-07-2011
what is the logic for the below ?

12345678 has to be converted to 31:32:33:34:35:36:37:38

for 1 the hexadecimal is 1 only.. how come it will come as 31 ?
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Old 06-07-2011
To convert Ascii to hexadecimal


Sorry! Its actually ascii charcaters to hexadecimal seperated by ":"
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Old 06-07-2011
is it assignment ?

check here...

what you tried so far ?
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Old 06-07-2011
This should do it..

echo "1234" | perl -F// -lane 'BEGIN{$\=":"} print "", unpack("H*",$_) for @F'

This is the output I've got


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Old 06-07-2011
Its not an assignment.

I went to the link u suggested above. It talks about ascii chart and extended ascii chart (which i already have), hence not useful for me.

There is another link talks about file. It refers to some order.txt but that order.txt is not available.
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Old 06-07-2011

and read how to read character by character

and you can easily form a solution
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