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ARCV(8)                     System Manager's Manual                    ARCV(8)



NAME
       arcv - convert archives to new format

SYNOPSIS
       /etc/arcv file ...

DESCRIPTION
       Arcv  converts  archive  files  (see  ar(1),  ar(5)) from 32v and Third
       Berkeley editions to a new portable format.  The conversion is done  in
       place,  and the command refuses to alter a file not in old archive for-
       mat.

       Old archives are marked with a magic number of 0177545  at  the  start;
       new archives have a first line ``!<arch>''.

FILES
       /tmp/v*, temporary copy

SEE ALSO
       ar(1), ar(5)



4th Berkeley Distribution       4 February 1983                        ARCV(8)