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ident [options ] [files ]

Extract keyword/value symbols from files . files can be text files, object files, or dumps. ident accepts the standard option -V .



Suppress warning message when no keyword patterns are found.


Print the version number of ident .


If file prog.c is compiled, and it contains this line of code:

char rcsID[] = "$Author: arnold $";

the following output is produced:

$ ident prog.c prog.o

     $Author: arnold $
     $Author: arnold $

Show keywords for all RCS files (suppress warnings):

co -p RCS/*,v | ident -q

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