recinf man page

recinf — print information about a recfile


recinf [OPTION]... [FILE]...


Print information about the types of records stored in the input.

-t, --type=RECORD_TYPE

print information on the records having the specified type.

-d, --descriptor

include the full record descriptors.

-n, --names-only

output just the names of the record files found in the input.


print a help message and exit.


show version and exit.

Special options

-S, --print-sexps

print the data in sexps instead of rec format.


Written by Jose E. Marchesi.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to:
GNU recutils home page: <>
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See Also

The full documentation for recinf is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and recinf programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info recutils

should give you access to the complete manual.


March 2014 recinf 1.6.90 User Commands