grep is always recursive
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Thu Jan 29 23:33:17 UTC 2009
Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> I do not think we want to change the documentation. From a standards
> perspective, we want to put options first and not encourage people to
> place them willy-nilly on the command line.
Honestly, placing options willy-nilly is convenient far more than it's
harmful. For instance, I often tack -l at the end of ls commands. E.g.
up-arrow space -l
ls foo -l
Having ls foo -l not work would be POSIXLY_CORRECT, but annoying
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