Cat command details



The cat command prints to stdout a file or the entire snapshot content if no file is specified.

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Quick overview

   duplicacy cat - Print to stdout the specified file, or the snapshot content if no file is specified

   duplicacy cat [command options] [<file>]

   -id <snapshot id>            retrieve from the snapshot with the specified id
   -r <revision>                the revision number of the snapshot
   -storage <storage name>      retrieve the file from the specified storage


duplicacy cat [command options] [<file>]


-id <snapshot id>

You can specify a different snapshot id rather than the default id.

-r <revision>

By default the latest revision is selected.
If -r is specified, then that revision is selected instead.

-storage <storage name>

You can use the -storage option to select a different storage other than the default one.


The file must be specified with a path relative to the repository.

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