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WHAT(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual		       WHAT(1)

NAME
     what -- show what versions	of object modules were used to construct a
     file

SYNOPSIS
     what [-qs]	[file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The what utility searches each specified file for sequences of the	form
     "@(#)" as inserted	by the SCCS source code	control	system.	 It prints the
     remainder of the string following this marker, up to a NUL	character,
     newline, double quote, `>'	character, or backslash.

     The following options are available:

     -q	     Only output the match text, rather	than formatting	it.

     -s	     Stop searching each file after the	first match.

EXIT STATUS
     Exit status is 0 if any matches were found, otherwise 1.

SEE ALSO
     ident(1), strings(1)

STANDARDS
     The what utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 ("POSIX.1").  The -q
     option is a non-standard FreeBSD extension	which may not be available on
     other operating systems.

HISTORY
     The what command appeared in 4.0BSD.

BUGS
     This is a rewrite of the SCCS command of the same name, and behavior may
     not be identical.

BSD			       December	14, 2006			   BSD

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