silly (non-bsd) split/cat question

Tomasz Rola rtomek at
Thu Feb 21 01:13:25 UTC 2019

On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:46:45PM +0100, Tomasz Rola wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:15:58AM -0800, Aleksandr Miroslav wrote:
> > Suppose I have 6 files that have been created by split, they are
> copy last 2GiB of bigfile onto x_n (the exact n value, if you want to
> simulate split, will be probably 6... or 5?)
> truncate last 2GiB of bigfile 
> n--
> repeat until bigfile <2GiB
> mv bigfile x_0

I know there is an error up there, but fortunately I have also advised
you to experiment, so you should catch it quickly. It is just one sign

Tomasz Rola

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