[kwlug-disc] Grep on Ubuntu 11.04 (aka The Natty Narwhal)
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Sat May 7 12:23:08 EDT 2011
John Johnson wrote, On 05/07/2011 1:32 AM:
> On 2011-05-07 01:16, Darcy Casselman wrote:
>> ls -a | grep --color=none -h [A-Z]
> No luck.
> Not sure what -h does (& lazy/tired to Google)
> All filenames are output irrespective of the regex.
I've lost track, but for the purposes of this thread, I'll assume all
use is happening on your linux box, not your windows.
IIRC, grep only returns matches. Unless you take specific action to
tell it to do differently?
To Darcy's point, you may be getting schmucked by internationalization.
You could also be getting aliased, and running options differently
than you expect. Type 'alias' at the command line and you might see
Myself, my grep alias is 'alias grep=grep -i --color=auto'. I had to
set that up myself, it won't be the default / what you have.
I would have expected your 'ls -l | grep [A-Z]' to have worked exactly
as you expected, so something else is going on here.
If I wanted to do what you are doing, I would have to take specific
action to get around my alias. e.g. delete the alias, or alias
grep='grep', or something. (Since most of the time I want to operate
> --color turns the red on or off.
> With none there is no indication of match vs no-match.
You should only be getting match results. Non matches aren't
> PS: Working with AVG settings.
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