grep is always recursive
hal at burgiss.net
Sat Jan 24 18:09:12 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 06:46:33PM +0100, Loïc Grenié wrote:
> > Some of the listings there are directories. But I don't see any reason
> > for grep itself to act recursively. Interestingly, I find this only
> > happens in $HOME. If I cd to somewhere else, grep acts as expected.
> > Very strange.
> Thus funny !
> Could you try
> /bin/grep a *
> ln -s /bin/grep /tmp/toto
> /tmp/toto a *
> to see if they have the same behaviour ?
Identical behavior (recursive).
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