Re: split.c

From: Ron Hensley (
Date: 12/04/96

> Has anyone tried to use the split program in the util directory?
> Every time I try to use it, it doesn't split the files like it's supposed 
> to... instead, it seems to decide it's own filenames, and breaks them 
> where it wants to..
> it names the files on it's own like this:   xaa  xab  xac
> with the last letter going to z, then the middle letter changes to b and 
> starts over.

You are accidentally running the program 'split' that comes with unix.
It breaks text files into pieces, by default naming them xaa xab etc

So say you:
  cd to src/util
and you:
  gcc split.c -o split

To be sure you run this split program and not hte systems, do:
  ./split <whatever>

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