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NAME od -- octal dump
SYNOPSIS od name [ origin ]
DESCRIPTION od dumps a file in octal, eight words per line with theorigin of the line on the left. If an octal origin is given

it is truncated to 0 mod 16 and dumping starts from there,otherwise from 0. Printing continues until halted by sending an interrupt signal.
BUGS Dumping does not cease at the end of the file; instead thefile appears to be padded with garbage to a length of 511

mod 512 bytes.
OWNER ken, dxnr