dos2unix(1) User Commands dos2unix(1)
dos2unix - convert text file from DOS format to ISO format
dos2unix [-ascii] [-iso] [-7] [-437 | -850 | -860 | -863 | -865] orig-
The dos2unix utility converts characters in the DOS extended character
set to the corresponding ISO standard characters.
This command can be invoked from either DOS or SunOS. However, the
filenames must conform to the conventions of the environment in which
the command is invoked.
If the original file and the converted file are the same, dos2unix
will rewrite the original file after converting it.
The following options are supported:
-ascii Removes extra carriage returns and converts end of file
characters in DOS format text files to conform to SunOS
-iso This is the default. It converts characters in the DOS
extended character set to the corresponding ISO stan-
-7 Converts 8 bit DOS graphics characters to 7 bit space
characters so that SunOS can read the file.
On non-i386 systems, dos2unix will attempt to obtain the keyboard type
to determine which code page to use. Otherwise, the default is US. The
user may override the code page with one of the following options:
-437 Use US code page
-850 Use multilingual code page
-860 Use Portuguese code page
-863 Use French Canadian code page
-865 Use Danish code page
The following operands are required:
originalfile The original file in DOS format that is being converted
to ISO format.
convertedfile The new file in ISO format that has been converted from
the original DOS file format.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
tab() allbox; cw(2.750000i)| cw(2.750000i) lw(2.750000i)|
lw(2.750000i). ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE AvailabilitySUNWesu
unix2dos(1), ls(1), attributes(5)
File filename not found, or no read permission
The input file you specified does not exist, or you do not have
read permission. Check with the SunOS command, ls -l (see ls(1)).
Bad output filename filename, or no write permission
The output file you specified is either invalid, or you do not have
write permission for that file or the directory that contains it.
Check also that the drive or diskette is not write-protected.
Error while writing to temporary file
An error occurred while converting your file, possibly because
there is not enough space on the current drive. Check the amount of
space on the current drive using the DIR command. Also be certain
that the default diskette or drive is write-enabled (not write-pro-
tected). Notice that when this error occurs, the original file
Translated temporary file name = filename.
Could not rename temporary file to filename.
The program could not perform the final step in converting your
file. Your converted file is stored under the name indicated on
the second line of this message.
SunOS 5.10 14 Sep 2000 dos2unix(1)