[ILUG] new grep
kevin at suberic.net
Mon Mar 25 13:48:11 GMT 2002
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 12:43:25PM +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
> Show me something grep can do, than sed can't.
> Basically grep is `sed -n` which just supports the s command.
> And don't start quoting fancy regular expressions
> either, there is nothing to stop sed supporting those.
the same could be said of awk. and while either is an interesting
interpretation of history, they're both wrong. grep and sed were separate
projects designed to fill different niches.
but while you're making challenges, perhaps you could do these in sed?
grep -C5 foo file1
grep -l foo *
grep -n foo file1
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