[sf-perl] grep -P

Fred Moyer fred at redhotpenguin.com
Wed Jan 6 13:34:57 PST 2010

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:31 PM, David Alban <extasia at extasia.org> wrote:
> eh...    mah...    gawd...  !
> from the grep man page on a red hat enterprise linux machine:
>       -P, --perl-regexp
>              Interpret PATTERN as a Perl regular expression.
> wonder how long that's been there without me knowing about it.

Andy Lester is very recently unsubscribed from this list, but he would
tell you to use App::Ack.  And after using it for quite a while now, I
highly recommend it.


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