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.\" Copyright (c) 2011-2014, Mike Kazantsev
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.\" $FreeBSD$
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.Dd March 1, 2014
.Dt BSDCAT 1
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm bsdcat
.Nd expand files to standard output
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op options
.Op files
.Pp
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
expands files to standard output.
.Sh OPTIONS
.Nm
typically takes a filename as an argument or reads standard input when used in a
pipe. In both cases decompressed data it written to standard output.
.Sh EXAMPLES
.Pp
To decompress a file:
.Pp
.Dl bsdcat example.txt.gz > example.txt
.Pp
To decompress standard input in a pipe:
.Pp
.Dl cat example.txt.gz | bsdcat > example.txt
.Pp
Both examples achieve the same results - a decompressed file by redirecting
output.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr uncompress 1 ,
.Xr zcat 1 ,
.Xr bzcat 1 ,
.Xr xzcat 1 ,
.Xr libarchive-formats 5 ,