READOLDBIN(1) TIPSY COMMANDS READOLDBIN(1)
readoldbin - read an old format binary file
readoldbin reads an old, version 1 format binary file from
the currently open binary file and writes out a current
binary format file into the file filename. After the
binary file is written the orginally open binary file is
closed and the binary file filename is opened. Binary
files are normally created using either the readascii com-
mand or the ascii2binary program.
After the binary file is made a specific time must still
be loaded using the loadbinary command.
If no binary file is open an error is generated. Binary
files can be opened using the openbinary command. Binary
files can be closed using the closebinary command.
closebinary(1) loadbinary(1), openbinary(1), readascii(1)
KQ Release 2.0 22 MARCH 1994 READOLDBIN(1)
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