Re: [Networker] cat.exe for w2k3

2005-04-26 07:50:00
Subject: Re: [Networker] cat.exe for w2k3
From: Davina Treiber <Treiber AT HOTPOP DOT COM>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 12:47:06 +0100
Nick Ratcliff wrote:
> Dear All
> We're migrating our Networker server to W2k3 from windows NT 4.
> We have a script using CAT.EXE from the NT Reskit. This doesn't work
> under W2K3. There's no substitute under the W2K3 reskit.
> I've looked at SFU 0- Microsofts Support for Unix tools and that does
> have a version that can be used under Interix, but we have a political
> situation which prevents me from installing that lot on the server. And
> anyway install all that just for ione utility is a bit much.
> At the moment we do this in the script which captures the output from
> the notification, then we fiddle/analyse the text to send a set format
> e-mail, for easy early morning checks.
> This is the first line of the batch file that runs when we have a savegroup
> completion notificaion:
> IF EXIST C:\Apps\ntreskit\cat.exe C:\Apps\ntreskit\cat.exe > 
> c:\TEMP\legato.txt
> Thus we end up with the notificaion info in the file c:\temp\legato.txt
> I've spent quite some time looking for a direct replacement, to no avail.
> Anyone got any suggestions. I'd been told there might be a cygwin version
> (linux ported to wintel) but I can't find cat.exe via that route.

Can't you just use the "type" command that is native to DOS?

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