Little tools like
rev are the best things ever.
kmandla@lv-r1fz6: ~$ echo Just for kicks | rev skcik rof tsuJ
And that’s all it does. You can feed it a file as well, in case you want something more exotic than standard input will allow.
I know what you’re thinking; you’re thinking, “Why didn’t you tell me about that four days ago, when I could have sprung that on my unsuspecting co-worker, and routed everything through
Aw, let’s not be mean, people. Life is difficult enough without untangling April Fools Day jokes. 😉
rev, curiously enough, is part of util-linux. The question that naturally follows is, why in the world would that be part of util-linux? Perhaps they have a sense of humor that we lesser mortals are unaware of. 😉
No fair leaving comments entirely in reverse. 😯