Re: Circle: The CircleMUD player file format

From: Naved A Surve (
Date: 04/23/95

In message <> you said:

> 	I was curious if anyone had written any utils, which could 
> convert an old player file to a newer one, as long as it has access to 
> the new and old structs.h (specifically char_file_u).

Many people have written this.

> 	Also, are there any utils out there (preferably free) that 
> convert binaries between different UNIX systems?

If you are referring to Endianness, then there are standard Unix functions
already there that do this conversion.  If you want to take a binary
executable or object code from one platform and use it on another, that is
not possible.

Check out the htons() and ntohs() functions on your Unix man page.


Naved A. Surve <>             The Johns Hopkins University
<URL:>     Baltimore, MD

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