[CentOS] [OT] Grep Patterns

Wed Apr 7 23:35:45 UTC 2010
Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>

>Yes whitespace always.

[root at dev ~]# echo " CP_" | egrep -e "\ CP_"
[root at dev ~]# echo "CPLAT::CP_" | egrep -e "\ CP_"
[root at dev ~]#

>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.

Typo in that? You want to ignore " CPLAT::CP_" right? Depends on what
tool you use and what std it follows, I don't even think you need to
escape the "space".