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This manual minimally documents version GNU fileutils 3.12 of the GNU file utilities.


This manual is incomplete: No attempt is made to explain basic file concepts in a way suitable for novices. Thus, if you are interested, please get involved in improving this manual. The entire GNU community will benefit.

The GNU file utilities are mostly compatible with the POSIX.2 standard.

Please report bugs to bug-gnu-. Remember to include the version number, machine architecture, input files, and any other information needed to reproduce the bug. See section 'Bugs' in GNU CC.

This manual is based on the Unix man pages in the distribution, which were originally written by David MacKenzie and updated by Jim Meyering. Franc,ois Pinard did the initial conversion to Texinfo format. Karl Berry did the indexing, some reorganization, and editing of the results. Richard Stallman contributed his usual invaluable insights to the overall process.



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