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NAME ^ - Merge the results of multiple huge-sort generated files into a single sorted file.

SYNOPSIS ^ --tokenlist input1.out input1 --tokenlist input2.out input2 input1.out input2.out

mv input1.out-sorted output-directory mv input2.out-sorted output-directory output-directory


Combine the sorted bigram files generated by efficiently.

This program is used internally by



Required Arguments:


Input to should be a single flat directory containing multiple plain text files generated by The result file, merge.* (* is a number, the final result file has the maximum number), is in the source directory.

Optional Arguments:


Switches ON the --keep option will keep all the intermediate merging files.

Other Options:


Displays the help information.


Displays the version information.


Ying Liu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. liux0395 at

Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota, Duluth. tpederse at


Copyright (C) 2009-2010, Ying Liu and Ted Pedersen

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

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