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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for sum (redhat section 1)

SUM(1)					       FSF					   SUM(1)

NAME
       sum - checksum and count the blocks in a file

SYNOPSIS
       sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION
       Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

       -r     defeat -s, use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks

       -s, --sysv
	      use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

AUTHOR
       Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free software; see the source for copying conditions.	There is NO warranty; not
       even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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

	      info sum

       should give you access to the complete manual.

sum (coreutils) 4.5.3			  February 2003 				   SUM(1)


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