Commands by Jessehz (1)

  • Join all sequentially named files in the directory. Use this for files split by utilities like hjsplit and similar. This command does not do/perform _any_ sanity checks before acting, except that it won't run unless there is a file that matches "*.001". - The outfile should not already exist. - There should be more than one file. (*.002 should exist as well as *.001) - The file-count should match the number in the name of the last file in the series. - None of the files should be empty. - All files should be the same size, except for the last, which should usually be smaller, but never larger than the rest. A safer altenative can be found here: http://pastebin.com/KSS0zU2F


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    x=(*.001); cat "${x%.001}."* > "${x%.001}" #unsafe; does not check that all the parts are there, or that the file-sizes make sense!
    Jessehz · 2011-08-24 04:10:20 0

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