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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Going mad on an egrep command (Reg Expressions) Post 303019468 by Donzo on Friday 29th of June 2018 02:46:17 PM
Old 06-29-2018
Unfortunately I cannot use that as there is a big load of expressions follwing that I excluded here for purpose of better understanding.


I realized it now after over 3 hours with:
Code:
((.+\ )|(\ )|^)Lastname


and it seems to finally work.


But thanks a lot for your effort !

Last edited by MadeInGermany; 06-29-2018 at 06:37 PM.. Reason: added code tags
 
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ZGREP(1)						      General Commands Manual							  ZGREP(1)

NAME
zgrep - search possibly compressed files for a regular expression SYNOPSIS
zgrep [ grep_options ] [ -e ] pattern filename... DESCRIPTION
Zgrep is used to invoke the grep on compress'ed or gzip'ed files. All options specified are passed directly to grep. If no file is speci- fied, then the standard input is decompressed if necessary and fed to grep. Otherwise the given files are uncompressed if necessary and fed to grep. If zgrep is invoked as zegrep or zfgrep then egrep or fgrep is used instead of grep. If the GREP environment variable is set, zgrep uses it as the grep program to be invoked. For example: for sh: GREP=fgrep zgrep string files for csh: (setenv GREP fgrep; zgrep string files) AUTHOR
Charles Levert (charles@comm.polymtl.ca) SEE ALSO
grep(1), egrep(1), fgrep(1), zdiff(1), zmore(1), znew(1), zforce(1), gzip(1), gzexe(1) ZGREP(1)

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