POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.utilities : df3 file utility : Re: df3 file utility Server Time
22 Mar 2023 15:50:55 EDT (-0400)
  Re: df3 file utility  
From: Stephen
Date: 27 Jul 2017 17:26:30
Message: <597a5a86$1@news.povray.org>
On 7/27/2017 6:20 PM, clipka wrote:
> Am 27.07.2017 um 16:58 schrieb Stephen:
>> On 7/27/2017 2:31 PM, jr wrote:
>>> the first tool, df3util, is now "feature complete"[1], documented,
>>> and builds cleanly from a regular source tarball.  it is a "Swiss army
>>> knife"-type utility, providing ten commands from the command-line.
>>> quoting from the man page, the program can "copy, merge, and recode DF3
>>> data, mirror, shift, and rotate it, and output informative summaries
>>> of volumes and their contents", and more.
>> You wouldn't happen to have a Windoze executable about your person or
>> something that could be run from a DOS box?
> Modern Windows 10 can build and run Linux software, thanks to the
> confusingly named "Windows Subsystem for Linux" (aka "Bash on Windows"),
> which is based on Ubuntu (14.04 if I recall correctly). IIRC there's a
> Windows setting to be frobbed first, and then the feature needs to be
> actually installed, but once that's done, a Unix terminal environment is
> at your fingertips. And ever since the Creator's Update, it even no
> longer crashes when trying to rename a directory.

Interesting, thanks.



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