GNU Combine is a tool for working with record-oriented data files. The biggest thing it does
is to expand on the join utility by allowing multiple keys in the join, working with more than one
file to match to a base data file, working with unsorted files and providing a variety of flagging
and aggregation options to summarize the results of the match. It is also extensible with Guile,
so that you can do what you need to do at any point in the processing to adjust what's coming in
or going out.
can be found on the main GNU ftp server:
(via HTTP) and
(via FTP). It can also be found
on the GNU mirrors;
a mirror if possible.
is available online, as
is documentation for most GNU software. You may
also find more information about
or by looking at
or similar directories on your system. A brief summary is available by
running combine --help.
has the following mailing lists:
is used to discuss most aspects of
including development and enhancement requests, as well as bug reports.
and most other GNU software are made on
Security reports that should not be made immediately public can be
sent directly to the maintainer. If there is no response to an urgent
issue, you can escalate to the general
mailing list for advice.
and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For
information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd
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list (see above).
- For development sources, issue trackers, and other
information, please see the
is currently being maintained by
Daniel P. Valentine.
Please use the mailing lists for contact.
is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version.