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AIX Version 4.3 Commands Reference, Volume 5

sact Command


Displays current SCCS file-editing status.


sact File ...


The sact command reads Source Code Control System (SCCS) files and writes to standard output the contents, if any, of the p-file associated with the specified value of the File variable. The p-file is created by the get -e command. If a - (minus sign) is specified for the File value, the sact command reads standard input and interprets each line as the name of an SCCS file. If the File value is a directory, the sact command performs its actions on all SCCS files.

Exit Status

This command returns the following exit values:

0 Successful completion.
>0 An error occurred.


To display the contents of a p-file, enter:

sact File


/usr/bin/sact Contains the path to the SCCS sact command.

Related Information

The delta command, get command, sccs command, unget command.

The sccsfile file format.

List of SCCS Commands, Source Code Control System (SCCS) Overview in AIX Version 4.3 General Programming Concepts: Writing and Debugging Programs.

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