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SUM(1)                           User Commands                          SUM(1)



NAME
       sum - checksum and count the blocks in(1,8) a file(1,n)

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(3,n,1 builtins)

       --version
              output version(1,3,5) information and exit(3,n,1 builtins)

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read(2,n,1 builtins) standard input.

AUTHOR
       Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.

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

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation for sum is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info(1,5,n) and sum programs are properly installed at your site, the com-
       mand

              info(1,5,n) coreutils sum

       should give you access(2,5) to the complete manual.



sum (coreutils) 5.2.1             March 2004                            SUM(1)

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