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SPLIT(1)                              FSF                             SPLIT(1)

NAME
       split - split a file into pieces

SYNOPSIS
       split [OPTION] [INPUT [PREFIX]]

DESCRIPTION
       Output fixed-size pieces of INPUT to PREFIXaa, PREFIXab, ...; default
       PREFIX is `x'.  With no INPUT, or when INPUT is -, read standard input.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
       too.

       -a, --suffix-length=N
              use suffixes of length N (default 2)

       -b, --bytes=SIZE
              put SIZE bytes per output file

       -C, --line-bytes=SIZE
              put at most SIZE bytes of lines per output file

       -l, --lines=NUMBER
              put NUMBER lines per output file

       --verbose
              print a diagnostic to standard error just before each output
              file is opened

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       SIZE may have a multiplier suffix: b for 512, k for 1K, m for 1 Meg.

AUTHOR
       Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for split is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and split programs are properly installed at your site, the
       command

              info split

       should give you access to the complete manual.

split (coreutils) 4.5.3          February 2003                        SPLIT(1)

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