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Re: [bug-grep] avoiding non-plain files with -I (p,b,c)

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: [bug-grep] avoiding non-plain files with -I (p,b,c)
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 15:08:29 +0200
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Jacob Lerner wrote:
> Does grep have a option to ignore all non-plainfiles (
> FIFOs(p), devices (b,c)) ?

$ grep --help | grep FIFO
  -D, --devices=ACTION      how to handle devices, FIFOs and sockets

Unfortunately in the released greps '--devices-skip' doesn't work, 
but it has been repaired in CVS.  You can build that, or wait for 
grep-2.5.2 to be released.


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