On 2007-10-23 RW wrote: > On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 16:42:46 +0330 > "Bahman M." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On 2007-10-22 Juri Mianovich wrote: > > > I am used to using this command in Linux, using GNU > > > dd: > > > > > > dd if=/blah of=/bleh oflag=append conv=notrunc > > > > > > The problem is, FreeBSD 'dd' does not understand the > > > "oflag" argument. > > > > > > Is there some equivalent in the FreeBSD 'dd' syntax > > > that I can use, or am I forced to install GNU utils ? > > > > > dd if=/blah of=/bleh conv=notrunc seek=`ls -s /bleh | cut -f1 -d ' ' > > -` > > > > I don't know if any simpler way is possible (anyone?). > > > > is it any different to > > dd if=/blah >> /bleh
Not at all. But as OP is trying to avoid 'cat /blah >> /bleh' I assumed that he also wouldn't want the shell to append the data to /bleh; I may be wrong though. Bahman _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"