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Re: iconv command problem
H Xu <xusubsc%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> On 2011/3/28 14:19, Marc Balmer wrote:
> > Am 28.03.11 08:06, schrieb H Xu:
> >> On both Linux and FreeBSD, the following command could be used to remove
> >> invalid characters:
> >> $ man cc | iconv -c
> >> However, on NetBSD, it seems that iconv doesn't support this kind of
> >> usage. Is there any solution?
> > Actually it does work like you described. -c is a valid option to iconv
> > in NetBSD and it does strip characters that it can not convert.
> It gives the following on my NetBSD:
> % man cc | iconv -c
> Usage: iconv [-cs] -f <from_code> -t <to_code> [file ...]
> iconv -f <from_code> [-cs] [-t <to_code>] [file ...]
> iconv -t <to_code> [-cs] [-f <from_code>] [file ...]
> iconv -l
> Isn't it weird?
Seems you _have_ to specify the -f and -t codes:
ex. ascii to unicode:
% man cc > /tmp/test
% file /tmp/test
/tmp/test: ASCII English text, with overstriking
% man cc | iconv -c -f ascii -t unicode > /tmp/test2
% file /tmp/test2
/tmp/test2: Little-endian UTF-16 Unicode English character data, with
Guess the Linux version makes some assumptions about appropriate defaults?
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