Subject: Re: cat(1) question: multiple "-"s
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 04/23/2006 18:05:57
On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 01:26:00PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >From cat(1):
> The cat utility reads files sequentially, writing them to the standard
> output. The file operands are processed in command line order. A
> dash represents the standard input, and may appear multiple times in
> file list.
> What sense do multiple appearances of '-' make on the cat command line,
> how is that supposed to work?
What about reading from non-rewind tape devices ?
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org