[CentOS] [OT] Grep Patterns

Wed Apr 7 23:04:53 UTC 2010
Slack-Moehrle <mailinglists at mailnewsrss.com>


>>How would I write I want to find 'CP_', but NOT instances of 'CPLAT::CP_'?

>What comes before 'CP_' when you want a match? Whitespace, other chars, is it
>just 'CPLAT::CP_' you don't want?

Yes whitespace always.

So what I am doing is a massive replace. So this grep will allow me to see how many instances still need to be replaced.

I am replacing CP_ with CPLAT::CP_ and when i execute the grep I want to ignore CPLAT:CP_ so I just see the CP_ that still need to be done.