vbotka at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 01:49:19 UTC 2017
> > $ echo 'a-b' | grep '\-b'
> > a-b
> Looks like it's treated as option -b even inside the single quotes, you
> could use '--' to mark the end of options, i.e.:
> $ echo 'a-b' | grep -- -b
FWIW. Still the question remains what makes escaped -b a pattern. It'd
be necessary to learn about getopt_long which is used to parse the
arguments to understand it, I think.
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