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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for what (opensolaris section 1)

what(1) 				  User Commands 				  what(1)

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 @(#) 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 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.

SunOS 5.11				   30 Sep 2002					  what(1)


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