ED

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

NAME

Ed - line-oriented text editor

SYNOPSIS

ed [options] [file]

DESCRIPTION

GNU Ed - The GNU line editor.

OPTIONS

-h, --help

display this help and exit

-V, --version

output version information and exit

-G, --traditional

run in compatibility mode

-l, --loose-exit-status

exit with 0 status even if a command fails

-p, --prompt=STRING

use STRING as an interactive prompt

-r, --restricted

run in restricted mode

-s, --quiet, --silent

suppress diagnostics

-v, --verbose

be verbose

Start edit by reading in ’file’ if given. If ’file’ begins with a ’!’, read output of shell command.

Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for environmental problems (file not found, invalid flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or invalid input file, 3 for an internal consistency error (eg, bug) which caused ed to panic.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to bug-ed@gnu.org
Ed home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ed/ed.html
General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 1994 Andrew L. Moore.
Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

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

info Ed

should give you access to the complete manual.