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Old 07-27-2009
grep -v '#' option

Hi,

I've the following code in my program.

grep 'FILE_PREFIX' /cblconfig |grep -v '#' > $fpfx-filename

I'm not sure what second grep does.

Can someone explain this command?

Thanks
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Old 07-27-2009
grep -v option inverts the selection....i.e all the lines but those matching are printed.

Hence "grep -v '#'" will print all the lines which do not include a '#'.
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