CAT (I) 1/15/73 CAT (I) NAME cat -- concatenate and print SYNOPSIS cat file ... 1 DESCRIPTION cat reads each file in sequence and writes it on the standard output. Thus: cat file is about the easiest way to print a file. Also: cat file1 file2 >file3 is about the easiest way to concatenate files. If no input file is given cat reads from the standard input file. If the argument "-" is encountered, cat reads from the standard input file. FILES -- SEE ALSO pr(I), cp(I) DIAGNOSTICS none; if a file cannot be found it is ignored. BUGS cat x y >x and cat x y >y cause strange re- sults.