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what


NAME
     what - extract SCCS version information from a file

SYNOPSIS
     what [-s] filename...

DESCRIPTION
     The what utility searches each filename for  occurrences  of
     the pattern @(#) that the SCCS get command (see sccs-get(1))
     substitutes for the %Z% 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  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWsprot                   |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Interface Stability         | Standard                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


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.










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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