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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: May 2008Index
csplit - split a file into sections determined by context lines
]... FILE PATTERN
Output pieces of FILE separated by PATTERN(s) to files `xx00', `xx01', ...,and output byte counts of each piece to standard output.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
- -b, --suffix-format=FORMAT
- use sprintf FORMAT instead of %02d
- -f, --prefix=PREFIX
- use PREFIX instead of `xx'
- -k, --keep-files
- do not remove output files on errors
- -n, --digits=DIGITS
- use specified number of digits instead of 2
- -s, --quiet, --silent
- do not print counts of output file sizes
- -z, --elide-empty-files
- remove empty output files
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
Read standard input if FILE is -. Each PATTERN may be:
- copy up to but not including specified line number
- copy up to but not including a matching line
- skip to, but not including a matching line
- repeat the previous pattern specified number of times
- repeat the previous pattern as many times as possible
A line OFFSET is a required `+' or `-' followed by a positive integer.
Written by Stuart Kemp and David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <bug-coreutilsAATTgnu.org>.
Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation forcsplit
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If theinfo
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info coreutils 'csplit invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
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