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Old 04-11-2012
grep with variable and regular expression

i have a command line like this in csh script

Code:
grep -i "$argv[2]$"

which i wanted to select the line ending with string provided as argument but it couldn't interpret the '$' (ending with)..

any help?
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Old 04-11-2012
Try escaping the $ with \$

If no luck, try a shell which allows proper escaping like bourne.
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Old 04-12-2012
tried the escape character but still it doesn't work. I have to use csh as its in the spec of my coursework Smilie any help people???
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