|SPLIT(1)||General Commands Manual||SPLIT(1)|
splitutility 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’.
splitutility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
splitutility is compliant with the IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (“POSIX.1”) specification.
The flag [
-p], as well as the
‘y’ and ‘z’ prefixes in the absence of a
name parameter, are an extension to that
splitcommand appeared in Version 3 AT&T UNIX.
|February 28, 2015||OpenBSD-current|