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sr #110881: Strange beaviour of tail

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Wed 17 May 2023 07:53:17 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

Wed 17 May 2023 07:53:17 AM UTC, original submission:  

Tai version 8.3 on slackware 15.0, i've this error

echo Mylongstring | tail -c +2
tail: cannot open '+2' for reading: No such file or directory

echo Mylongstring | tail -c -2

(it works)

Is this a bug?



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