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Re: [PATCH] Re: dd blocks/bytes at a time

From: Matthew Woehlke
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Re: dd blocks/bytes at a time
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 13:28:13 -0600
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Jim Meyering wrote:
I see that both freebsd6 and netbsd1.6 disallow the usage in
your test case:

  netbsd$ echo x | /bin/dd bs=3 ibs=10 obs=10 conv=sync | wc -c
  dd: ibs: illegal argument combination or already set

Solaris 10 does what you propose.
Can anyone check other implementations?

I can test oodles of systems (about six Unix flavors across almost a dozen OS/HW combinations), but I'm not clear what you are looking for. Should I just send the output from each system?

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