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Re: man grep: can't find 'tab' or 'control'

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: man grep: can't find 'tab' or 'control'
Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 04:32:49 +0800

S> the manpage mentiones [[:cntrl:]] character class, which contains tab.

Add near there then,
"To match individual control characters without putting them rawly
into scripts, use shell techniques like grep $'\t' file, or use
--perl-regexp. (not yet working in 2.5.1)."

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