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SUM

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAME

sum - checksum and count the blocks in a file  

SYNOPSIS

sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

-r
defeat -s, use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks
-s, --sysv
use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.  

AUTHOR

Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.  

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

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

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO