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- From: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- To: Heribert Dahms <heribert_dahms at icon-scm dot com>, David <cupcake at otaku dot freeshell dot org>, Mark Himsley <mark at mdsh dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 11:25:32 -0800
- Subject: RE: od
Ahh, yes, my old friend dd and his funky command syntax (inspired by some
old IBM command language, if I'm not mistaken). The Swiss Army Knife of
Unix data transfer. Thanks for reminding me.
However, I don't see a 4-byte equivalent to "conv=swab" in the manual page,
so this will not extend to 32-bit entities.
At 11:21 2002-02-19, Heribert Dahms wrote:
>no need to hack od because of endianess, we are on *nix after all, so pipe
>it thru: dd conv=swab If needed often, put it in a wrapper shell script or
>an alias! Testing portably if you want it swapped or not is left as an
>excercise for the reader8-)
>Bye, Heribert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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