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August 05, 2013, 04:26

I see your point and for everyone that doesn't see this tip, it's a great one.

I personally just prefer to use cat. It keeps the data flow a nice left-to-right, which makes it easier to read.

Data flow <------
|
------>
cmd < file | cmd

Data flow -------->
cat file | cmd | cmd

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Steve Massey Permalink
January 30, 2017, 00:18

you can do
<file cmd | cmd

which is the same as
cmd <file | cmd

but with the right flow

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