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Re: command or script for converting hex values to text



ankush grover wrote:
> hey friends,
> 
> Is there any command on linux which converts the hexadecimal values to
> text.

What do you mean by "text"?

I have the following aliases:

alias calc 'gawk "BEGIN{ print \!* }"'
alias hcalc 'gawk -v CONVFMT="%x\n" "BEGIN{printf CONVFMT, \!* }"'

(I use csh).

Then I can:

$ calc 2+2
4
$ calc 0x10
16
$ calc 0x10+2
18
$ hcalc 16
10
$ hcalc 2^10
400
$ hcalc 0xf+0x11
20

etc.

Mogens
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