REV(1) User Commands REV(1)


NAME


rev - reverse the characters or lines of one or more files

SYNOPSIS


/usr/bin/rev [-l] [file...]


ksh93
rev [-l] [file...]


DESCRIPTION


rev copies one or more files to standard output, reversing the order of
characters on every line of the file, or reversing the order of lines of
the file if -l is specified

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-l
--line
Reverse the order of the lines of the file, instead of
characters.


OPERANDS


The following operands are supported:

file
Specifies the name of the file to use as input.

If file is not specified, or if file is a -, rev copies from
standard input starting at the current offset.


EXIT STATUS


The following exit values are returned:

0
All files copied successfully.


>0
One or more files did not copy.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|CSI | Enabled |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|Interface Stability | Committed |
+--------------------+-----------------+

SEE ALSO


cat(1), ksh93(1), tail(1), attributes(7)


August 11, 2009 REV(1)