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sum - Unix, Linux Command

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NAME

sum - checksum and count the blocks in a file

SYNOPSIS

sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

TagDescription
-r defeat -s, use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks
-s, --sysv use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

AUTHOR

Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

sum is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and sum programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info sum
should give you access to the complete manual.
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