grr @ grep syntax
adam.smith at sageautomation.com
Thu Dec 5 12:21:45 CST 2002
> Aside from the improper and inefficient use of find, which
> others have already discussed, the reason the two different
> commands give identical results is that the backslash in the
> second command is a shell-escape.
Actually the reason I escaped it originally was because grep was giving
results matching "cdr" on its own without the . character. Any file
such as " . . .
Wait, now I'm weirded out, because my original argument of "find * |
grep .cdr" is working flawlessly. Maybe I broke something the first
time without realizing.
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