grep is always recursive
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 30 05:10:59 UTC 2009
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Precisely - I rely on the fact that placement of options is unimportant when
> I'm working in a bash shell, but if I'm actually writing a script, I try to
> do it as the man page says. The ability to tack "-l" at the end of your ls
> command is what they call an "undocumented feature", and _documenting_ it is
> actually going in the wrong direction.
I agree. I would never suggest documenting it or using it in a script,
but it's very convenient interactively.
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