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doschk - checks filenames for SYSV and DOS compatibility

DOSCHK(1) General Commands Manual DOSCHK(1)

NAME

doschk - checks filenames for SYSV and DOS compatibility

SYNOPSIS

doschk filename ...

DESCRIPTION

This program is intended as a utility to help software developers ensure that their source file names are distinguishable on MS-DOS and 14-character SYSV platforms. To perform this task, doschk reads a list of filenames and produces a report of all the conflicts that would arise if the files were transferred to a MS-DOS or SYSV platform.
 
To use this program, you must feed it a list of filenames in this format:
 
dir
dir/file1.ext
dir/file2.exe
dir/dir2
dir/dir2/file3.ext
 
If the list does not include the directory-only lines (like dir/dir2) then their names will not be checked for uniqueness, else they will be. Typical uses of this program are like these:
 
find . -print | doschk
tar tf file.tar | doschk
 
If this program produces no output, then all your files are MS-DOS compatible. Any output messages are designed to be self-explanatory and indicate cases where the files will not transfer to MS-DOS without problems.

AUTHORS

DJ Delorie. This manpage written by Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> for Debian GNU/Linux.
doschk 1.1 Debian Sid