corrupted phone database
yarvin-norman at cs.yale.edu
Sun Feb 3 15:59:10 AEST 1991
charlie at ureka.UUCP (charlie crassi) writes:
>Now I need to recover the corrupted file to retrieve all of the private
>unlisted and business contact phone numbers.
Most of the file consists of unprintable characters, and the remainder is
what you want, stored as text. If the 3b1 cat took the '-v' option, that
would work; but it doesn't. So you can use od -c to find out the numbers of
the unprintable characters in the file, and tr -d to remove them.
Norman Yarvin yarvin-norman at cs.yale.edu
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