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PT - Pluto Text utility
Copyright (C) 1996 Piero Orsoni

version 0.6, 27/OCT/1996

by  Piero Orsoni <>
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    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.


pt is a little program that performs simple operations on text files, such
as format translation between dos, un*x and mac, tab to space and space to
tab conversion, indentation and more.


To install pt you have to do the following:

1 - Unpack the tgz archive:
    If you have already made that, skip to point 2.

    tar xzvf pt-0.6.tgz

    This will create a directory named pt-0.6 with the souce of the program.
    You can edit Makefile to change CFLAGS and installation directory.

2 - Compile the program:
    To do that just type:

    make gcc

    if you have gcc installed,

    make cc


3 - Install the package onto your system:
    just type:

    make install

    you must be root to be able to do that succesfully.

4 - Type 'pt' to see what this can do, or type 'man pt' to see manpages for
    more information.

5 - If you don't want to use pt anymore, type

    make uninstall

    to remove it from your system.