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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: grep-2.5g
On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 07:09:50PM -0800, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I've made a new version of 'grep' available for download. This updates
>>the package to the latest version available from ftp.gnu.org. I've
>>included the update info from the /usr/doc/grep-2.5g/NEWS file below.
>>For a brief descripton of this package, see http://cygwin.com/packages/
>Could we get grep to silently ignore directories? For example, if I
>grep "asdf" * and there exists a directory called foo I see:
>grep: foo: is a directory
>I see there is a -d option and I can say -d skip. I guess what I'm
>asking for then is to have -d default to skip instead of read.
Contact the grep developers. I'm sure you can find an appropriate mailing list
here http://www.gnu.org/prep/mailinglists.html .
I wonder if they'll have the same response to "can I please have this" requests
as I do...
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