sum man page

sum — checksum and count the blocks in a file

TL;DR

sum {{file}}

sum --sysv {{file}}

Synopsis

sum [OPTION]... [FILE]...

Description

Print checksum and block counts for each FILE.

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

-r
use BSD sum algorithm, use 1K blocks
-s, --sysv
use System V sum algorithm, use 512 bytes blocks
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

Author

Written by Kayvan Aghaiepour and David MacKenzie.

Reporting Bugs

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report sum translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

See Also

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/s…>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sum invocation'

Referenced By

pmdashping(1), sum(n).

January 2016 GNU coreutils 8.25 User Commands