'od' cant dump directory contants

Ariful Hossain freefall1986 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 08:47:29 UTC 2010

od -cb .

it should dump the directory....after searching the net i found out that
the gnu od is implemented differently for POSIX compability. so its not
the same as original unix od.

On Sun, 2010-07-18 at 13:45 +0200, Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
> Op 18-07-10 11:35, Ariful Hossain schreef:
> > od supposed to dump directory contents as well as files. but in my
> > ubuntu box it cant do that.  It gives only a read error msg.  Is it a
> > problem with gnu od or od is implemented differently from original unix
> > od?
> What is the exact command that you used? Including all parameters?

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