FILTER ( 1 ) USER COMMANDSFILTER ( 1 )


NAME

filter - run a command in stdin/stdout mode

SYNOPSIS

filter [ options ] command [ option ... ] [ file ... ]

DESCRIPTION

filter runs command in a mode that takes input from the file operands, or from the standard input if no file operands are specified, and writes the results to the standard output. It can be used to run commands like split(1), that normally modify file operands in-place, in pipelines. The file operands are not modified; command is run on copies in /tmp.

SEE ALSO

strip(1)

IMPLEMENTATION

version

filter (AT&T Labs Research) 2001-05-31
author

Glenn Fowler <glenn.s.fowler@gmail.com>
copyright

Copyright © 1994-2012 AT&T Intellectual Property
license

http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.html