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SUM(1) User Commands SUM(1)

NAME

sum – checksum and count the blocks in a file

SYNOPSIS

sum [OPTION]… [FILE]…

DESCRIPTION

Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

-r use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks

-s, –sysv
use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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COPRYRIGHT

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.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at:
or available locally via: info ‘(coreutils) sum invocation’

GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 SUM(1)