Subject: Re: cat(1) question: multiple "-"s
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Billquist <email@example.com>
Date: 04/18/2006 13:35:11
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Apr 2006, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> Try something simple like "cat - makefile -" ?
>> Don't know how much sense I can claim it makes, but it's a way of
>> putting user input before and after some other file.
> I understand it makes some sense for interactive use, but is that really
> the only point?
Think so. You can't get an EOF from a redirected input, and then provide
more data that way.
But maybe I've missed something?
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