MAN Solaris - what (1)

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NAME

what - extract SCCS version information from a file

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Examples
Exit Status
Environment Variables
Attributes
See Also
Diagnostics
Bugs

SYNOPSIS

what [-s] filename...

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DESCRIPTION

The what utility searches each filename for occurrences of the pattern @(#) that the SCCS get command (see sccs-get(1)) substitutes for the @(#) ID keyword, and prints what follows up to a ", >, NEWLINE, \, or NULL character.

OPTIONS

The following option is supported:

-s

Stops after the first occurrence of the pattern.

EXAMPLES

Example 1 Extracting SCCS version information

If a C program in file program.c contains

char sccsid[] = "@(#)identification information";

and program.c is compiled to yield program.o and a.out, the command:

example% what program.c program.o a.out

produces:

program.c:

identification information

program.o:

identification information

a.out:

identification information

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:

0

Any matches were found.

1

No matches found.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

See environ(5) for descriptions of the following environment variables that affect the execution of what: LANG, LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES, and NLSPATH.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWsprot

SEE ALSO

sccs(1), sccs-admin(1), sccs-cdc(1), sccs-comb(1), sccs-delta(1), sccs-get(1), sccs-help(1), sccs-prs(1), sccs-prt(1), sccs-rmdel(1), sccs-sact(1), sccs-sccsdiff(1), sccs-unget(1), sccs-val(1), sccsfile(4), attributes(5), environ(5), standards(5)

DIAGNOSTICS

Use the SCCS help command for explanations (see sccs-help(1)).

BUGS

There is a remote possibility that a spurious occurrence of the ‘@(#)’ pattern could be found by what.

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