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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2014
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NAME

split – split a file into pieces
 

SYNOPSIS

split

[OPTION]… [INPUT [PREFIX]]
 

DESCRIPTION

Output fixed-size pieces of INPUT to PREFIXaa, PREFIXab, …; default
size is 1000 lines, and default PREFIX is `x’. With no INPUT, or when INPUT
is -, read standard input.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.


-a, –suffix-length=N

use suffixes of length N (default 2)
-b, –bytes=SIZE

put SIZE bytes per output file
-C, –line-bytes=SIZE

put at most SIZE bytes of lines per output file
-d, –numeric-suffixes

use numeric suffixes instead of alphabetic
-l, –lines=NUMBER

put NUMBER lines per output file
–verbose

print a diagnostic just before each
output file is opened
–help

display this help and exit
–version

output version information and exit

SIZE may be (or may be an integer optionally followed by) one of following:
KB 1000, K 1024, MB 1000*1000, M 1024*1024, and so on for G, T, P, E, Z, Y.
 

AUTHOR

Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.
 

REPORTING BUGS

Report split bugs to [email protected]

GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

Report split translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010 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.
 

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for
split

is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
info

and
split

programs are properly installed at your site, the command



info coreutils ‘split invocation’


should give you access to the complete manual.



 

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SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

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REPORTING BUGS

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