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commit c80061b08f57e33a592cda9f980345fd52d45a6f
parent 3754c402ca07fb7fde1a912702c016ff1b2b646d
Author: sin <sin@2f30.org>
Date:   Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:49:44 +0100

Add dd(1) manpage

Formatting is a bit weird, will need fixing.

MMakefile | 1+
Add.1 | 45+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 46 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile @@ -67,6 +67,7 @@ SRC = \ MAN1 = \ chvt.1 \ clear.1 \ + dd.1 \ df.1 \ dmesg.1 \ eject.1 \ diff --git a/dd.1 b/dd.1 @@ -0,0 +1,45 @@ +.TH DD 1 ubase-VERSION +.SH NAME +\fBdd\fR - Copy a file +.SH SYNOPSIS +\fBdd\fR [\fIoperand...\fR] +.SH DESCRIPTION +\fBdd\fR copies the standard input to the standard output. By default input +data is read and written in 64kB blocks. When finished, \fBdd\fR displays the +number of records read and written as well as the total number of bytes copied. +\fBdd\fR syncs the filesystem once it is done copying. If you want +to disable that use the \fInosync\fR option. +.SH OPERANDS +.TP +if=\fIfile\fR +Read input from \fIfile\fR instead of the standard input. +.TP +of=\fIfile\fR +Write output to \fIfile\fR instead of the standard output. If an initial +portion of the output \fIfile\fR is skipped using the seek operand, the output +file is truncated at that point. +.TP +bs[=\fIN\fR] +If bs is not specified, the default blocksize is 64kB. If bs is specified +without setting it to a specific value then an optimal value between the source +and target filesystem will be selected. If this process fails it will fallback +to the system's pagesize. Adjust \fIN\fR to set the block size of the transfers +in bytes. +.TP +seek=\fIN\fR +Seek \fIN\fR blocks from the beginning of the output before copying. +.TP +skip=\fIN\fR +Skip \fIN\fR blocks from the beginning of the input before copying. +.TP +count=\fIN\fR +Copy only \fIN\fR input blocks. +.TP +direct +Use direct I/O for data. +.TP +quiet +Enable quiet output. +.TP +nosync +Do not sync the filesystem once we are done copying.