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split - split a file into pieces
split [OPTION] [INPUT [PREFIX]]
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
use suffixes of length N (default 2)
put SIZE bytes per output file
put at most SIZE bytes of lines per output file
put NUMBER lines per output file
print a diagnostic to standard error just before each output
file is opened
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
SIZE may have a multiplier suffix: b for 512, k for 1K, m for 1 Meg.
Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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
The full documentation for split is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If
the info and split programs are properly installed at your site, the
should give you access to the complete manual.
split (coreutils) 4.5.3 October 2003 SPLIT(1)