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Changes to grep/manual/html_node/General-Output-Control.html,v

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Changes to grep/manual/html_node/General-Output-Control.html,v
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:24:24 -0500 (EST)

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/grep
Module name:    grep
Changes by:     Jim Meyering <meyering> 18/12/30 01:24:22

Index: html_node/General-Output-Control.html
RCS file: /webcvs/grep/grep/manual/html_node/General-Output-Control.html,v
retrieving revision 1.28
retrieving revision 1.29
diff -u -b -r1.28 -r1.29
--- html_node/General-Output-Control.html       10 Feb 2017 04:43:38 -0000      
+++ html_node/General-Output-Control.html       30 Dec 2018 06:24:22 -0000      
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
 <!-- This manual is for grep, a pattern matching engine.
-Copyright (C) 1999-2002, 2005, 2008-2017 Free Software Foundation,
+Copyright (C) 1999-2002, 2005, 2008-2018 Free Software Foundation,
 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
@@ -11,16 +11,16 @@
 Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover
 Texts.  A copy of the license is included in the section entitled
 "GNU Free Documentation License". -->
-<!-- Created by GNU Texinfo 6.3, -->
+<!-- Created by GNU Texinfo 6.5, -->
-<title>GNU Grep 3.0: General Output Control</title>
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
+<title>General Output Control (GNU Grep 3.3)</title>
-<meta name="description" content="GNU Grep 3.0: General Output Control">
-<meta name="keywords" content="GNU Grep 3.0: General Output Control">
+<meta name="description" content="General Output Control (GNU Grep 3.3)">
+<meta name="keywords" content="General Output Control (GNU Grep 3.3)">
 <meta name="resource-type" content="document">
 <meta name="distribution" content="global">
 <meta name="Generator" content="makeinfo">
-<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
 <link href="index.html#Top" rel="start" title="Top">
 <link href="Index.html#Index" rel="index" title="Index">
 <link href="index.html#SEC_Contents" rel="contents" title="Table of Contents">
@@ -130,11 +130,11 @@
 <dd><a name="index-_002dm"></a>
 <a name="index-_002d_002dmax_002dcount"></a>
 <a name="index-max_002dcount"></a>
-<p>Stop reading a file after <var>num</var> matching lines.
+<p>Stop after the first <var>num</var> selected lines.
 If the input is standard input from a regular file,
-and <var>num</var> matching lines are output,
+and <var>num</var> selected lines are output,
 <code>grep</code> ensures that the standard input is positioned
-just after the last matching line before exiting,
+just after the last selected line before exiting,
 regardless of the presence of trailing context lines.
 This enables a calling process to resume a search.
 For example, the following shell script makes use of it:
@@ -159,10 +159,8 @@
 <a name="index-context-lines"></a>
-<p>When <code>grep</code> stops after <var>num</var> matching lines,
+<p>When <code>grep</code> stops after <var>num</var> selected lines,
 it outputs any trailing context lines.
-Since context does not include matching lines,
-<code>grep</code> will stop when it encounters another matching line.
 When the <samp>-c</samp> or <samp>--count</samp> option is also used,
 <code>grep</code> does not output a count greater than <var>num</var>.
 When the <samp>-v</samp> or <samp>--invert-match</samp> option is also used,

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