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tr problem



Hi folks;

I'm trying to convert a test file, src code for a legacy computer, whose eol is 
a single cr into one with a newline subbed for each cr, and tr is being a pita, 
it broken, or there is PEBKAC.

If I use this syntax:

tr -c \r \n <filename  >filename2

Then the whole file is converted to nnnnnnnnnn's, every byte.

The manpage (and pinfo tr too) is, shall we say, completely lacking in how to 
handle the file I/O.

So how do you use tr?"

Or is there a better tool for this than tr?

Thanks.

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