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split [OPTION]... [INPUT [PREFIX]]

split Split a file into pieces.

Sometimes files get unmanageable. This utility allows you to break them into smaller chunks. Even binary files can be stuck back together using the cat command.


Break a file into 2,500 kB chunks and stick it back together

$ split -b 2500k ccp151b4.tar.gz  ccp151b4_
$ cat ccp151b4_aa ccp151b4_ab ccp151b4_ac > ccp151b4.tar.gz