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ARCV(1M)                                                              ARCV(1M)



NAME
       arcv - convert archives to new format

SYNOPSIS
       arcv file ...

DESCRIPTION
       Arcv  converts archive files (see ar(1), ar(5)) from 6th edition to 7th
       edition format.  The conversion is  done  in  place,  and  the  command
       refuses to alter a file not in old archive format.

       Old  archives  are  marked with a magic number of 0177555 at the start;
       new archives have 0177545.

FILES
       /tmp/v*, temporary copy

SEE ALSO
       ar(1), ar(5)



                                                                      ARCV(1M)