Recursion with grep?

parv parv at
Thu Nov 13 20:00:03 PST 2003

in message <20031113223951.X85161 at>,
wrote Francisco J Reyes thusly...
> Do we want something like:
> grep -r <string> *.c

I do not know about anybody else, i myself like to keep the current
behaviour for -r option.

> If I get someone to change grep anyone care to comment on whether
> it would be difficult to get this imported into the tree?

If you do succeed in getting the change *in the FreeBSD 4 tree*, it
better be via some other option specifier string.

Isn't grep(1) already overloaded w/ options? (just thinking out

  - Parv


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