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Re: Output only line number

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: Output only line number
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2006 00:20:09 +0100
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PurdueHassen wrote:
> Is it possible to have grep output the line number without
> returning any data in the line containing a match?

function ngrep { grep -n "$@" | sed 's/:.*//'; }

When ngrep should be able to search multiple files, the function 
gets a little more complicated.


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