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.Dd 2015-10-08
.Dt SPONGE 1
.Os sbase
.Sh NAME
.Nm sponge
.Nd soak up standard input and write to a file
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Ar file
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
reads stdin completely, then writes the saved contents to
.Ar file .
This makes it possible to easily create pipes which read from and write to
the same file.
.Pp
If
.Ar file
is a symbolic link, it writes to its destination instead.