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Re: iflag/oflag for dd(1)

On 2015-03-16 16:43, Matt Sporleder wrote:
On Mar 16, 2015, at 12:08 AM, Emmanuel Dreyfus <> wrote:


Linux's dd(1) has iflag and oflag operands to specify the O_* flags that should be given to open(2) for the input and output file. It works like
Anyone against adding the feature? I can craft a patch if it is

Emmanuel Dreyfus

Sounds pretty cool but not sure when I would use it.

It comes in very handy for writing bootable SD card images, among other things (but that's my primary use for it).



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