|SPLIT(1)||General Commands Manual||SPLIT(1)|
split — split a
file into pieces
split utility reads the given
file, or standard input if no file is specified, and
breaks it up into files of 1000 lines each. file
itself is not altered.
The options are as follows:
If name is specified, it is used as a prefix for the names of the files into which the file is split. In this case, each file into which the file is split is named by the prefix followed by a lexically ordered suffix using suffix_length characters in the range “a-z”.
If the name argument is not specified, the file is split into lexically ordered files named with the prefixes ‘x’, ‘y’, and ‘z’.
split utility exits 0 on
success, and >0 if an error occurs.
split utility is compliant with the
IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”)
The flag [
-p], as well as the
‘y’ and ‘z’ prefixes in the absence of a
name parameter, are an extension to that
split command appeared in
Version 3 AT&T UNIX.
The maximum line length for matching patterns is 65536.
|February 28, 2015||OpenBSD-current|