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Re: Q: Mass Text convert Linux-DOS?

On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 08:07:43AM +0200, Jonathan Gift wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a great many text files I have to convert from Linux to DOS
> format. I tries recode by hand once but it took hours. There has to be an
> automatic way.
> I tried the following but it only acted on the top level of directories
> and not the files and subdirectories below. Any help greatly
> appreciated:
> ----- Snip -----
> for file in ~/documents; do
> 	recode latin1..ibmpc $file
> done
> ----- Snip -----

this'll preserve your original files under the new names
"*.unix", creating dos-like rc/lf line-endings in the new

	perl -i.unix -pe 's:\n:\r\n:' * subdir*/*files*/*yada*

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