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Re: file splitter and merger??



Dave Ihnat wrote:
On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 10:35:32AM +1100, Lux Zhang wrote:
what are tools to split a large file (etc 700mb a.avi) into small
pieces and then the merger to merge them?

People have suggested 'split' and 'cat'.  These are at best marginal, at
worst simply won't work for binary files.

I can't recall a case where split with a byte count followed by a cat of the generated files didn't reproduce the input. What can possibly go wrong?

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  Les Mikesell
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