Ed - line-oriented text editor


   ed [options] [file]


   GNU Ed - The GNU line editor.


   -h, --help
          display this help and exit

   -V, --version
          output version information and exit

   -G, --traditional
          run in compatibility mode

   -l, --loose-exit-status
          exit with 0 status even if a command fails

   -p, --prompt=STRING
          use STRING as an interactive prompt

   -r, --restricted
          run in restricted mode

   -s, --quiet, --silent
          suppress diagnostics

   -v, --verbose
          be verbose

   Start edit by reading in 'file' if given.  If 'file' begins with a '!',
   read output of shell command.

   Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for  environmental  problems  (file
   not  found, invalid flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or
   invalid input file, 3 for an internal consistency error (eg, bug) which
   caused ed to panic.


   Report bugs to bug-ed@gnu.org
   Ed home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ed/ed.html
   General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp


   Copyright  1994 Andrew L. Moore.
   Copyright    2014  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.


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

          info Ed

   should give you access to the complete manual.


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