SYSFILE INFO FILE='file_name' [ENCODING='encoding'].
SYSFILE INFO reads the dictionary in a system file and
displays the information in its dictionary.
Specify a file name or file handle.
SYSFILE INFO reads that file as
a system file and displays information on its dictionary.
pspp tries to automatically detect the encoding of string data in
the file. Sometimes, however, this does not work well, especially for
files written by old versions of SPSS or pspp. Specify the
ENCODING subcommand with an IANA character set name
as its string argument to override the default, or specify
ENCODING='DETECT' to analyze and report possibly valid
encodings for the system file. The
ENCODING subcommand is a
SYSFILE INFO does not affect the current active dataset.