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Re: Extend cat to have headers like head/tail

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Extend cat to have headers like head/tail
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 18:40:43 +0200
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Bob Proulx <bob-5cAygf9QrE/address@hidden> writes:

> Erik Auerswald wrote:
>> Eric Lavarde wrote:
>> > to check multiple files I often tend to use 'cat *somefiles*' but it's  
>> > all concatenated and difficult to read, so I switch back to 'head  
>> > -nSOMETHINGBIG *somefiles*' but it's not optimal and I might miss lines  
>> > if a file is bigger than expected.
>> Try head -n-0.
> I like it! 

This is non-standard.  tail -n+1 is portable.


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