[clug] 'dd' command detecting EOF: an example script

Steve Jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Wed May 15 06:47:18 UTC 2019


thanks very much for that - hadn’t caught up with GNU split ‘chunking’ to a command.

Doesn’t write to STDOUT, so extra work needed to insert into a pipeline.

>  --filter=COMMAND
>               write to shell COMMAND; file name is $FILE


> On 15 May 2019, at 10:25, Peter Barker <pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au> wrote:
> How about split(1) with "--filter"?  Never tried it myself, mind you - I just recalled "split" and thought, "wouldn't it be neat if...".

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