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LSBOM(8)                  BSD System Manager's Manual                 LSBOM(8)

NAME
     lsbom -- list contents of a bom file

SYNOPSIS
     lsbom [-b] [-c] [-d] [-f] [-l] [-m] [-s] [-x] [--arch archVal] [-p parameters] bom ...
     lsbom -h | --help

DESCRIPTION
     The lsbom command interprets the contents of binary bom (bom(5)) files. For each file in a bom, lsbom
     prints the file path and/or requested information.

     If no options are given, lsbom will display the output formatted such that each line contains the path
     of the entry, its mode (octal), and its UID/GID. There are slight differences in the output for plain
     files, directories, symbolic links, and device files as follows:

     plain files     the UID/GID is followed by the file size and a 32-bit CRC checksum of the file's con-tents. contents.
                     tents.

     symbolic links  the UID/GID is followed by the size and checksum of the link path, and the link path
                     itself.

     device files    the UID/GID file number is followed by the device number.

     The -p option can be used to specify a user-defined format for lsbom's output. The format string con-sists consists
     sists of one or more characters described below where each character represents a data type. Data types
     will be separated by tab characters, and each line will end with a newline character. One can use this
     mechanism to create output similar to the ls(1) command.

     The options are:

     -h              print full usage

     -b              list block devices

     -c              list character devices

     -d              list directories

     -f              list files

     -l              list symbolic links

     -m              print modified times (for plain files only)

     -s              print only the path of each file

     -x              suppress modes for directories and symlinks

     --arch archVal  when displaying plain files that represent Universal Mach-O binaries, print the size
                     and checksum of the file contents for the specified archVal (either "ppc", "ppc64", or
                     "i386")

     -p parameters   print only some of the results Note: each option can only be used once:
                           c             32-bit checksum
                           f             file name
                           F             file name with quotes (i.e. "/mach_kernel")
                           g             group id
                           G             group name
                           m             file mode (permissions)
                           M             symbolic file mode (i.e. "dr-xr-xr-x" )
                           s             file size
                           S             formatted size
                           t             mod time
                           T             formatted mod time
                           u             user id
                           U             user name
                           /             user id/group id
                           ?             user name/group name

EXAMPLES
     lsbom bomfile           list the contents of bomfile

     lsbom -s bomfile        list only the paths of the contents of the bomfile

     lsbom -f -l bomfile     list the plain files and symbolic links of the bomfiles (but not directories or
                             devices)

     lsbom -p MUGsf bomfiles
                             list the contents of bomfile displaying only the files' modes, user name, group
                             name, size, and filename

SEE ALSO
     bom(5), ditto(8), mkbom(8), pkgutil(1)

HISTORY
     The lsbom command appeared in NeXTSTEP as a tool to browse the contents of bom files used during
     installation.

     The -p flag appeared in Mac OS X 10.1 in an attempt to make lsbom's output more convenient for human
     beings.

Mac OS X                          May 7, 2008                         Mac OS X

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