prt output format
The output format is fixed, though parts of the output can be omitted.
- The header
- sccs file name, followed by a colon
- Two further newlines.
- Delta table information (for -d, -e, also the default,
but not if -b, -f, -t, -u are specified).
This section is printed once for each selected delta.
This begins with a newline as a separator (except when a cutoff is
being used, in which case the sccs file name is used, followed by
a colon and a TAB character).
- Delta type
'R' for removed deltas (see rmdel), and 'D' for ordinary ones.
- Delta creation time (YY/MM/DD hh:mm:ss)
- The login name of the user who created this delta
- Sequence number of this delta
- Sequence number of the previous delta
- Line statistics ‘inserted/deleted/unchanged’. These
statistics are capped at 99999, due to a limitation in the file
- Delta detail information
This section is printed once for each selected delta, unless the
-s option has been specified.
- Included deltas
- Excluded deltas
- Ignored deltas
- mr numbers
- Delta comments
- Global information
Once information has been printed for each of the selected deltas, the
global information is printed. This consists of
- List of authorised users and group IDs (if the list is blank,
‘everyone’ is printed)
- The sccs file flags (see Flags) are printed.
- The description of the sccs file is printed (this
is the description set by the -t option of
- The body of the sccs file is printed, in a readable format.
The control character ‘^A’ that begins some lines is
printed as ‘*** ’, and other lines are printed indented
by one tab stop. Other than that, the body is printed as found
in the sccs file. This means that binary files are left