dos2unix - convert text file from DOS format to ISO format
dos2unix [-ascii] [-iso] [-7] [-437 | -850 | -860 | -863 |
-865] originalfile convertedfile
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. How-
ever, 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:
Removes extra carriage returns and converts end of
file characters in DOS format text files to conform to
-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. Other-
wise, 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:
The original file in DOS format that is being con-
verted to ISO format.
The new file in ISO format that has been converted
from the original DOS file format.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri-
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
| Availability | SUNWesu |
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 com-
mand, 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-protected). Notice that when this error occurs,
the original file remains intact.
Translated temporary file name = filename.
Could not rename temporary file to filename.
The program could not perform the final step in con-
verting your file. Your converted file is stored
under the name indicated on the second line of this
Man(1) output converted with