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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

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
 
Report sum translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
 
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: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sum>
 
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sum invocation'
September 2017 GNU coreutils 8.28