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Re: Grep --include does not work

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Grep --include does not work
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 16:20:45 +0200
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LeonM <address@hidden> writes:

> For example if I have directories in Windows with binary and text file
> and if I do this:
>  grep -R --include=*.txt "include" *
> it will grep even the binary files as well. Clearly this is wrong.

This is not a bug.  The files mentioned on the command line will always
be considered, independent of --include.  The latter is only consulted
for files encountered during the recursive walk.


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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