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TPC2MT(1) General Commands Manual TPC2MT(1)

NAME

tpc2mt - convert tape image in .tpc format to SIMH .tap tape image

SYNOPSIS

tpc2mt FILE ...

DESCRIPTION

tpc2mt converts tape images in the .tpc format to the .tap magnetic tape container format used by SIMH and other emulators. Multiple files can be given and the result of the conversion is stored in a file of the same name with the extension changed to ".tap".

The .tpc tape format consists of blocks of a 2 byte record lengths followed by the specified number of bytes with a 0 record length indicating end of file. A similar conversion program exists as mtcvtv23(1) with the difference that it expects the data part to be padded to even length if the record size is odd whereas this will read the exact number of bytes.

SEE ALSO

mt2tpc(1), gt7cvt(1), mtcvtv23(1), tp512cvt(1), /usr/share/doc/simh/simh_magtape.pdf
2017-10-15 simtools