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Re: -n (number)

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: -n (number)
Date: 12 Dec 2003 18:20:05 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Stephen Newman <address@hidden> writes:

> For years the option on tail was tail -number, now all of a sudden
> it's tail -n (number)
> is this a bug, if not why was it changed?

This is covered in the coreutils manual; look for _POSIX2_VERSION.
Perhaps your distribution provider changed the version of POSIX that
they conform to?

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