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paste – merge lines of files
paste [OPTION]… [FILE]…
Write lines consisting of the sequentially corresponding lines from
each FILE, separated by TABs, to standard output.
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
reuse characters from LIST instead of TABs
paste one file at a time instead of in parallel
line delimiter is NUL, not newline
–help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.
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Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU
GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) paste invocation’
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 PASTE(1)