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! DUMPER.HLP -- Created by RUNOFF 02 Jul 82 20:00:24
This program transfers files written by the DEC-10 BACKUP
program and copies them into selected directories on the VAX.
This program has been designed to conveniently handle ASCII
source, text, and data files. .EXE, .REL, .BIN, .LIB, .SAV,
.PLT, .SFD and other binary files will not be copied properly.
DEC-10 object files are in no way compatible with the VAX
hardware or software.
To Use Dumper:
$ MOUNT MTA0:/FOR ! To mount your magtape.
$ DUMPER ! To run the program.
The following list of commands are used in DUMPER:
To select the tape drive (eg MTA0:)
To indicate which files to copy from the tape and the VAX
directory to copy them to. An asterisk may be used for a
wild-card in the file specification. For DEC-10 PPN's, an
underscore (_) is used in place of the first comma. (EG.
[MYDIR]=[11_11]TEXT.DAT or =[11_11,SUB]*.*) This can be
repeated up to 200 times. For interchange mode tapes, use [*]
as the directory name since no directory name is saved for the
files. For DEC-20 filenames using a minus sign (-), use
To list the RESTORE commands selected
To reset the list of RESTORE commands.
This command starts the processing of the tape. The number 'n'
is optional and designates the number of save sets to process.
The program will stop automatically at the logical end of tape,
or for any I/O errors.
EXIT, STOP, or QUIT
To stop the program.
This command will rewind the tape selected by the USE command.
This command will move the tape to the 'End of Tape' position.
This command will move the tape over 'n' save sets. If 'n' is
zero, it will move to the beginning of the current save set.
If 'n' is negative, it will move towards the beginning of the
To make a directory listing while processing the tape, enter
this command and then specify the file to receive the listing.
If no filename is specified, the directory listing file is not
This command will cause the files being created to be printed
on the user's terminal.
This command will stop printing the names of files created on
the user's terminal. record size is 640 (1 DEC-10 disk block).