SPLIT(1)SPLIT(1)NAMEsplit - split a file into pieces
SYNOPSISsplit [ option ... ] [ file ]
Split reads file (standard input by default) and writes it in pieces of
1000 lines per output file. The names of the output files are xaa,
xab, and so on to xzz. The options are
-n n Split into n-line pieces.
-l n Synonym for -n n, a nod to Unix's syntax.
File divisions occur at each line that matches a regular expres‐
sion; see regexp(6). Multiple -e options may appear. If a sub‐
expression of expression is contained in parentheses (...), the
output file name is the portion of the line which matches the
Use stem instead of x in output file names.
Append suffix to names identified under -e.
-x Exclude the matched input line from the output file.
-i Ignore case in option -e; force output file names (excluding the
suffix) to lower case.
SEE ALSOsed(1), awk(1), grep(1), regexp(6)SPLIT(1)