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toasa — read a stream of data from stdin converting ASCII form-feed characters to ASA carriage control characters in stdout


toasa -v
toasa -h


The toasa command converts ASCII form feeds to ASA control characters in a stream of data read from stdin. The converted output is written to stdout. Output lines will only have '1' (page eject) or ' ' (single line) carriage control in column one of each output line.



display help and exit.


display the current version and exit.


Remote Client SSH Connection Examples

cat /tmp/data | toasa | todsn -ssh -r //my.dataset

Uploads a file to an MVS Dataset over an SSH connection (Unix), converting the stream from /tmp/data to ASA format so that it is suitable for a z/OS dataset with RECFM=FBA.

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