BSD grep fixes
des at des.no
Wed Jul 28 15:48:31 UTC 2010
Gabor Kovesdan <gabor at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> b. f. <bf1783 at gmail.com> writes:
> > I don't think that the current behavior of bsdgrep is necessarily bad
> > -- in fact it seems to me to be simple and intuitive: nothing is
> > excluded or included implicitly, and (I think) the last match wins,
> > unlike in gnu grep.
> Ok, thanks, then I'll just document it.
Uh, no. GNU grep's behavior is consistent with just about everything
else that has --include / --exclude options, e.g. tar and rsync. Please
change BSD grep's behavior to match GNU grep's.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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