SUMMARY - Stripping out non-printable characters.

From: Sue Thielen <>
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 19:32:39 EDT
OK OK.. Enough.. Already!

strings !!  This works.

What was I thinking?  Sometimes things are so easy that you miss the

Thanks to all!

Original Post

I've got a E450 running Solaris 7.. and a remnant of a database. Does 
anyone have a quick script for stripping out all non-printable
out of it? I know I can use od -c to look at it and see that there are
in it worth saving.. But I need a quick method for stripping out the text 
Solaris environment.

Thanks in advance.
Received on Sat May 5 00:32:39 2001

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