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Re: How to import with some binary files?

From: Sau Dan Lee
Subject: Re: How to import with some binary files?
Date: 31 Oct 2001 08:28:52 +0100
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>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Bailey <address@hidden> writes:

    Chris> This was promising, but I realized another caveat in all
    Chris> this.  I don't want to set -kb for all files that are
    Chris> execute permission as I originally thought.  It turns out
    Chris> there are bunches of Perl scripts and similar that are text
    Chris> files that don't need -kb (and probably don't want it), but
    Chris> that are executable.  It looks to me like I'll have to do
    Chris> an import, and then a find for all executables (and I can
    Chris> at least weed out any ending in .pl) and then manually
    Chris> determine from there (there may be few enough at that point
    Chris> that I don't need to bother writing a script or something
    Chris> that uses 'file' to filter the types, etc.

Could the "file" command help  you identify which files are shell/perl
scripts and which ones are really binary?

Sau Dan LEE                     李守敦(Big5)                    address@hidden(HZ) 
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