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ExtraCmds for Shell available for ftp.
Public Release 2.1
Torsten Poulin Nielsen
ExtraCmds is a collection of AmigaDOS Shell commands.
This release contains the following commands:
o Common reports lines common to two files.
o Compare compares two files.
o Concat concatenates and prints files.
o Copyright prints embedded copyright messages.
o Count counts chars, words, and lines.
o DirTree prints directory trees.
o Find is a very powerful Swiss Army Knife style
file finder with an ARexx interface. It is
similar to Unix find.
o Head prints the first few lines of files.
o Lower runs a command at another priority.
o Prepare extracts words from text files.
o Split cuts a file to pieces.
o SplitName splits file names into their components.
o Tee is a pipe fitting.
o TestBits is for testing file protection bits
o TimeCom times a command.
o Unique removes copies of identical lines.
o Usage shows the space used by directories.
The text processing commands are able to read from their
standard input, and/or write to their standard output, making
it possible to use them as filters in a shell that supports
The package is available in two forms: A full distribution
that includes the full source and documentation, and a small,
binary, one, that contains only the seventeen executables and
the formatted manual pages.
ExtraCmds 2.1 is available on all Aminet sites:
Scandinavia ftp.luth.se 188.8.131.52
Switzerland litamiga.epfl.ch 184.108.40.206 (*)
Germany ftp.uni-kl.de 220.127.116.11
USA ftp.etsu.edu 18.104.22.168
UK src.doc.ic.ac.uk 22.214.171.124
Australia splat.aarnet.edu.au 126.96.36.199 (*)
(*) closed 6:30am to 4pm weekdays
ExtraCmds21p.lha (241158 bytes) Full distribution.
ExtraCmds21p-bin.lha (40724 bytes) Binary distribution.
ExtraCmds requires at least AmigaDOS 2.04 (V37). No special
shared libraries are needed. ARexx is supported by Find, but
is not required.
ExtraCmds is distributed under the terms of Version 2 of the
GNU General Public Licence.