Section: FSF (1)
Updated: July 2001
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split - split a file into pieces
[OPTION] [INPUT [PREFIX]]
Output fixed-size pieces of INPUT to PREFIXaa, PREFIXab, ...; default
PREFIX is `x'. With no INPUT, or when INPUT is -, read standard input.
- -b, --bytes=SIZE
put SIZE bytes per output file
- -C, --line-bytes=SIZE
put at most SIZE bytes of lines per output file
- -l, --lines=NUMBER
put NUMBER lines per output file
same as -l NUMBER
print a diagnostic to standard error just
before each output file is opened
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
SIZE may have a multiplier suffix: b for 512, k for 1K, m for 1 Meg.
Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copyright © 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
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