[CentOS] Shell script to list group members
mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 04:52:44 UTC 2008
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 6:43 PM, Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:
> The egrep is using a leading anchor (^) to make sure the grep matches the
> beginning of the line. If not, and the group pattern matched as one of the
> users it would print those lines too .. which is probably undesirable.
Grep understands the '^', so egrep is not needed. Typically, you only
need egrep for patterns that involve alternative re's, like looking
for one of "abc|def|ghi" which grep does not recognize.
Also, it might be helpful to trim your replies so we don't need to
wade through the whole thread to see your reply.
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