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lessecho - Unix, Linux Command

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NAME

lessecho - expand metacharacters

SYNOPSIS

lessecho [-ox] [-cx] [-pn] [-dn] [-mx] [-nn] [-ex] [-a] file ...

DESCRIPTION

lessecho is a program that simply echos its arguments on standard output. But any argument containing spaces is enclosed in quotes.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
TagDescription
-ox Specifies "x" to be the open quote character.
-cx Specifies "x" to be the close quote character.
-pn Specifies "n" to be the open quote character, as an integer.
-dn Specifies "n" to be the close quote character, as an integer.
-mx Specifies "x" to be a metachar.
-nn Specifies "n" to be a metachar, as an integer.
-ex Specifies "x" to be the escape char for metachars.
-fn Specifies "n" to be the escape char for metachars, as an integer.
-a Specifies that all arguments are to be quoted. The default is that only arguments containing spaces are quoted.

SEE ALSO

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Thomas Schoepf <schoepf@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

Send bug reports or comments to bug-less@gnu.org.
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