csplit - split a file into sections determined by context lines


   csplit [OPTION]... FILE PATTERN...


   Output  pieces of FILE separated by PATTERN(s) to files 'xx00', 'xx01',
   ..., and output byte counts of each piece to standard output.

   Read standard input if FILE is -

   Mandatory arguments to long options are  mandatory  for  short  options

   -b, --suffix-format=FORMAT
          use sprintf FORMAT instead of %02d

   -f, --prefix=PREFIX
          use PREFIX instead of 'xx'

   -k, --keep-files
          do not remove output files on errors

          suppress the lines matching PATTERN

   -n, --digits=DIGITS
          use specified number of digits instead of 2

   -s, --quiet, --silent
          do not print counts of output file sizes

   -z, --elide-empty-files
          remove empty output files

   --help display this help and exit

          output version information and exit

   Each PATTERN may be:
          copy up to but not including specified line number

          copy up to but not including a matching line

          skip to, but not including a matching line

          repeat the previous pattern specified number of times

   {*}    repeat the previous pattern as many times as possible

   A line OFFSET is a required '+' or '-' followed by a positive integer.


   Written by Stuart Kemp and David MacKenzie.


   GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
   Report csplit translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>


   Copyright    2016  Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
   GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
   This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
   There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


   Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/csplit>
   or available locally via: info '(coreutils) csplit invocation'


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