paste



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NAME

       paste - merge lines of files


SYNOPSIS

       paste [OPTION]... [FILE]...


DESCRIPTION

       Write  lines  consisting  of  the sequentially corresponding lines from
       each FILE, separated by TABs, to standard output.   With  no  FILE,  or
       when FILE is -, read standard input.

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options
       too.

       -d, --delimiters=LIST
              reuse characters from LIST instead of TABs

       -s, --serial
              paste one file at a time instead of in parallel

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit


AUTHOR

       Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.


REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO  warranty;  not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


SEE ALSO

       The full documentation for paste is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the  info  and  paste programs are properly installed at your site, the
       command

              info coreutils paste

       should give you access to the complete manual.



paste (coreutils) 5.2.1            July 2005                          PASTE(1)

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