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Re: Suggestion for a new option

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Suggestion for a new option
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 19:00:56 +0100
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Matthew Wakeling <address@hidden> writes:

> I have a suggestion for a new option for grep, which is really rather
> obvious and simple to implement, and comes about by me running commands
> like:
> ps auxww | grep something
> I would like an option that would make grep output the first line (or two
> - an extended option maybe) regardless of whether that line matches. That
> way, I would get the titles at the top of my report, which would be
> useful.

$ ps auxww | awk 'NR == 1; /something/'


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