- Output the contents of a file based on its name.
fcat [-hRsvV] [-f fstype] [-i imgtype] [-o imgoffset] [-b dev_sector_size] path_of_file image [images]
opens the named image
(s) and copies the file at the path
to standard output.
- -f fstype
- Specifies the file system type. Use -f 'list' to
list the supported file system types. If not given, autodetection methods
- Skip over holes in sparse files, so that absolute address
information is lost. This option saves space when copying sparse
- Suppress errors if a deleted file is being recovered.
- Include the slack space in the output.
- -i imgtype
- Identify the type of image file, such as raw. Use
'-i list' to list the supported types. If not given, autodetection
methods are used.
- -o imgoffset
- The sector offset where the file system starts in the
- -b dev_sector_size
- The size, in bytes, of the underlying device sectors. If
not given, the value in the image format is used (if it exists) or
512-bytes is assumed.
- Enable verbose mode, output to stderr.
- Display version
- image [images]
- The disk or partition image to read, whose format is
given with ' -i'. Multiple image file names can be given if
the image is split into multiple segments. If only one image
file is given, and its name is the first in a sequence (e.g., as indicated
by ending in ’.001’), subsequent image segments will
be included automatically.
- Path of file to extract the contents of. Surround the path
in quotes if there is a space in a file or directory name. Use forward
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