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      1 .Dd 2015-10-08
      2 .Dt SPONGE 1
      3 .Os sbase
      4 .Sh NAME
      5 .Nm sponge
      6 .Nd soak up standard input and write to a file
      7 .Sh SYNOPSIS
      8 .Nm
      9 .Ar file
     10 .Sh DESCRIPTION
     11 .Nm
     12 reads stdin completely, then writes the saved contents to
     13 .Ar file .
     14 This makes it possible to easily create pipes which read from and write to
     15 the same file.
     16 .Pp
     17 If
     18 .Ar file
     19 is a symbolic link, it writes to its destination instead.