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SACT(P) 						     POSIX Programmer's Manual							   SACT(P)

NAME
sact - print current SCCS file-editing activity (DEVELOPMENT)
SYNOPSIS
sact file...
DESCRIPTION
The sact utility shall inform the user of any impending deltas to a named SCCS file by writing a list to standard output. This situation occurs when get -e has been executed previously without a subsequent execution of delta, unget, or sccs unedit.
OPTIONS
None.
OPERANDS
The following operand shall be supported: file A pathname of an existing SCCS file or a directory. If file is a directory, the sact utility shall behave as though each file in the directory were specified as a named file, except that non-SCCS files (last component of the pathname does not begin with s.) and unreadable files shall be silently ignored. If exactly one file operand appears, and it is '-' , the standard input shall be read; each line of the standard input shall be taken to be the name of an SCCS file to be processed. Non-SCCS files and unreadable files shall be silently ignored.
STDIN
The standard input shall be a text file used only when the file operand is specified as '-' . Each line of the text file shall be inter- preted as an SCCS pathname.
INPUT FILES
Any SCCS files interrogated are files of an unspecified format.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The following environment variables shall affect the execution of sact: LANG Provide a default value for the internationalization variables that are unset or null. (See the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, Section 8.2, Internationalization Variables for the precedence of internationalization variables used to determine the values of locale categories.) LC_ALL If set to a non-empty string value, override the values of all the other internationalization variables. LC_CTYPE Determine the locale for the interpretation of sequences of bytes of text data as characters (for example, single-byte as opposed to multi-byte characters in arguments and input files). LC_MESSAGES Determine the locale that should be used to affect the format and contents of diagnostic messages written to standard error. NLSPATH Determine the location of message catalogs for the processing of LC_MESSAGES .
ASYNCHRONOUS EVENTS
Default.
STDOUT
The output for each named file shall consist of a line in the following format: "%s %s %s %s %s\n", <SID>, <new SID>, <login>, <date>, <time> <SID> Specifies the SID of a delta that currently exists in the SCCS file to which changes are made to make the new delta. <new SID> Specifies the SID for the new delta to be created. <login> Contains the login name of the user who makes the delta (that is, who executed a get for editing). <date> Contains the date that get -e was executed, in the format used by the prs :D: data keyword. <time> Contains the time that get -e was executed, in the format used by the prs :T: data keyword. If there is more than one named file or if a directory or standard input is named, each pathname shall be written before each of the pre- ceding lines: "\n%s:\n", <pathname>
STDERR
The standard error shall be used only for optional informative messages concerning SCCS files with no impending deltas, and for diagnostic messages.
OUTPUT FILES
None.
EXTENDED DESCRIPTION
None.
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values shall be returned: 0 Successful completion. >0 An error occurred.
CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORS
Default. The following sections are informative.
APPLICATION USAGE
None.
EXAMPLES
None.
RATIONALE
None.
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
None.
SEE ALSO
delta , get , sccs , unget
COPYRIGHT
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogy -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .
IEEE
/The Open Group 2003 SACT(P)