Manual Reference Pages - UNCAT (1)
uncat - continuously reads stdin, splits up the data either by timeout or
number of bytes read to process it
uncat continuously reads stdin and repeatedly processes the data either after
seconds timeout or maximal number of bytes
size read. To process the data,
prog and feeds the data into
progs standard input.
progs standard output is redirected to standard error.
uncat never writes to standard output.
prog consist of one or more arguments.
prog exits non-zero,
uncat prints an error message, discards the data and continues to read
uncat is not crash proof.
uncat is used to run the
verbose. Print verbose messages to stderr.
once. Exit on end of input. Normally
uncat continues waiting for data on standard input, even on end of file.
-t seconds |
timeout. Set the timeout to
seconds seconds. Default is 300.
-s size ||
Set the maximal number of bytes to
size. Default is 1024.
uncat receives a TERM signal, it starts to process the data in memory and exits
as soon as possible.
uncat also does this on end of input if the
-o option was given.
uncat returns 0 after receiving a TERM signal.
uncat returns 111 on error.
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