On Mon, 29 Jul 2002, Professional Software Engineering wrote:
No surprise - the regexp of "z*" is zero or more z characters - not "z and
whatever character". Unless invoked with options to change its behaviour,
grep only emits lines which MATCH. Guess what? That means the regexp
isn't finding a match in the provided string.
NUTS! I just went through that scenario. Guess I'm a slow learner.
(Actually, I suspect it's a hangover from the DOS days where * meant
"anything" and had nothing to do with the previous character.)
[kernsip - please refrain from sending the whole previous message back to
Sorry 'bout that. I *do* get wordy.
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