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Tool for changing the code page of a file/directory name stored on Linux


March 3, 2007 2:39 pm

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Author: Marc Lehmberg

Goal: To correct UTF-8 filenames on NSS filesystems which have been corrupted due to a mismatch in 8-bit codepage settings on server
(“cpwrong”)and client (“cpright”). ( Can also be used on other Linux Filesystems)

Based on convmv 1.10 – converts filenames from one encoding to another
Copyright- 2003-2006 Bjoern JACKE

This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; it may be copied or
modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
published by the Free Software Foundation.

USAGE: convmv [options] FILE(S)

options include:

 --fromcp   source code page
 --tocp     destination code page
 --notest   actually do rename the files
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