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bfs [option] file

Big file scanner. Read a large file, using ed-like syntax. This command is more efficient than ed for scanning very large files because the file is not read into a buffer. Files can be up to 1024K bytes. bfs can be used to view a large file and identify sections to be divided with csplit. Not too useful.



Do not print the file size.

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