Is this a valid command? find ./ -name bash.bashrc | cat
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The cat command concatenates the File to standard out (stdout), or in your case it concatenates the standard input (stdin) to standard out. That why it doesn't really read the file but just prints to stdout what it get in on stdin.
If that is going to have any posability to work you will have to use back quotes (`)
Back quotes will be substituted with the output of the command. That would be exactly like the first posted command and we are back at square one.
Go with phoenix answer it works. Belive us or try.
Distribution: openSuSE 42.1_64-KDE, Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17.2
As I understand it it's just syntax . I mean the output from one program has to be kept in memory and handed to the next program in both instances. Perhaps one of the moderators / gurus can enlighten us further. Hello? Anybody listening?