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I have an .sh script and an iconv command inside. I can't use the PHP iconv function. I don't knwo why but with my script the iconv command doesn't do anything.

It's creating an empty file without my original content.

iconv -f ascii -t utf-16 "list_temp.txt" > "list.txt"

list_temptxt is encoded in ASCII and contains some content. After the execution list.txt is empty. If I execute my shell script through the terminal there're no problems ...

Anyone ?

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You may need to adjust your paths, the path in which php executes may not be where the file exists. –  datasage Mar 12 '13 at 18:43
    
Check your permissions on the file. –  Jay Bhatt Mar 12 '13 at 18:59
    
But the file list.txt is created by calling the iconv cmd ... –  Pierre Mar 13 '13 at 9:23
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