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For a one-timer, piping the ls output to od with the hex option is so easy.

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From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Vern Hamberg via MIDRANGE-L
Sent: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 6:30 PM
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Cc: Vern Hamberg <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IFS filename as hex?

Hi Justin

Depending on your OS level, you can use the IFS_OBJECT_STATISTICS table
function and put the hex() function around the column that gives you the
name. It's a 7.3 at least, has been around since April, 2020. Run SQL
Statements should have an example, or Scott Forstie's gist, or or or -
lots of Google hits.

You could maybe use ls, as another post suggests, redirecting the output
to a physical file defined only with record length before you run ls.
Then use hex() function, again, on that.



On 2/8/2023 9:14 AM, Justin Taylor wrote:
Is there a way to view an IFS filename as hex?

5250 WRKLNK shows a "?" in the filename, but gives "Object not found" when
I try to display the attributes.

Bash shows:


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