UNIX tar format to ASCII

Jose R. Valverde txomsy at cnb.uam.es
Wed Dec 4 14:32:38 EST 1996


In article <01bbe1ac$2be93970$f308b6cc at monahan>,
	"John Monahan" <monahan at dnai.com> writes:
> Could somebody please point me to where I could download a PC/Windows95
> compatible program to read a UNIX
> .tar compressed file and convert it to simple ASCII.
> 

I submitted (many years ago) a DETAR program for MS-DOS to the EMBL
software archives. It had the advantage that it also corrected CR/LF
on the fly.

Dunno if it will still be around, but if it is, it should be in
ftp.ebi.ac.uk/pub/software/dos

I don't have any old copy around any longer (broke free from M$-world
long ago, and happy I am, man).

				jr




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