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paste: merge lines of files

NAME

paste - merge lines of files

SYNOPSIS

paste [,OPTION/]... [,FILE/]...

DESCRIPTION

Write lines consisting of the sequentially corresponding lines from each FILE, separated by TABs, to standard output.

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

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-d, --delimiters=,LIST/
reuse characters from LIST instead of TABs
-s, --serial
paste one file at a time instead of in parallel
-z, --zero-terminated
line delimiter is NUL, not newline
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

AUTHOR

Written by David M. Ihnat and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

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

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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.

SEE ALSO

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