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FINFO(1)		FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		      FINFO(1)

NAME
     finfo -- display file information

SYNOPSIS
     finfo [-l]	file

DESCRIPTION
     finfo displays potentially	useful information about the file specified.
     Options

     -l		 Display information on	symbolic links

     File  : The resolved physical path	to the file.
     Type  : The file's	type (regular, character/block special,	directory,
	     symbolic link, fifo, socket, whiteout, or unknown).
     Inode : The physical inode	of the file, as	used by	utilities like
	     clri(8).
     Modes : The User, Group, and Other	read/write/execute permissions.
     Links : The number	of hard	links to this file.
     Size  : The size of the file in bytes, kilobytes, and megabytes.
	     Kilobytes and megabytes are rounded to the	nearest	hundredth.
     Blocks: The number	of blocks the file occupies.
     Mt	Ma : The major number of the device the	file is	on.
     Mt	Mi : The minor number of the device the	file is	on.
     IO	BS : The ideal input/output block size for the device the file is on.
     User  : The owner of the file.
     Group : The group of the file.
     Last Accessed  : The date and time	the file was last accessed.
     Last Modifed   : The date and time	the file was last modified.
     Status Changed : The date and time	the status of the file last changed.

	 If the	file is	a character or block special device, the following will
     be	shown :

     Major : The major number of this device.
     Minor : The minor number of this device.

	 If the	file has flags such as those set by chflags, the following will
     be	shown :

     Flags : The file's	user definable flags.  These will be one or more of:
	     arch, opaque, nodump, sappnd, schg, sunlnk, uappnd, uchg or uunlnk
	     for more on what these mean, please refer to chflags(1).

EXAMPLES
     The following are examples	of typical usage :

	   % finfo /bin/sh
	   % finfo /dev/null
	   % finfo -l /sys

DIAGNOSTICS
     Exit status is 0 on success or an error number if the command fails for
     any of the	reasons	that lstat, stat, or realpath may fail.

COMPATIBILITY
     finfo may not function properly on	non FreeBSD systems.

SEE ALSO
     file(1), chflags(1), chflags(2), stat(2), realpath(3)

AUTHORS
     Christine Maxwell <cfm@o-o.org>.

BUGS
     Dragonflies are pretty.

FreeBSD			       December	1, 2001			       FreeBSD

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