Re: Player File

From: Sammy (
Date: 01/15/02

On Tue, 15 Jan 2002 11:16:50 -0600, Patrick Dughi <>

>> >I mean, a program that can load a binary player file into circle, then
>> >prints out the data in text form (either into a file, or onto the screen).
>> What I'd do, since I am all for hacks when it comes to temporary
>> conversions, is that I'd just stick the save_char stuff that writes down
>> the ascii stuff into the old binary save_char code and have it write down
>> an ASCII file as well, problem solved.  Then you just strip the binary
>> one.  That is an easy hack solution.  I am sure it is easy enough to write
>> a script, for a veritable UNIX programmer guru, that takes care of the
>> conversion, but that is so beyond my current knowledge.
>        I don't know about a script, but I do know that this is the way
>that my xapobjs attempts to convert objects.

The ascii pfiles patch includes a small program in the utility
directory called plrtoascii.c.  It's the same one I used to convert a
1500+ player mud to ascii.


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