bregex - Bareos's 'regex' engine

NAME  SYNOPSIS  DESCRIPTION  OPTIONS  SEE ALSO  AUTHOR 

NAME

bregex − Bareos’s ’regex’ engine

SYNOPSIS

bregex [options] -f <data−file>

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the bregex command.
This program can be useful for testing regex expressions to be applied against a list of filenames.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.

−?

Show version and usage of program.

−d nn

Set debug level to nn.

−dt

Print timestamp in debug output

−f <data−file>

The data-file is a filename that contains lines of data to be matched (or not) against one or more patterns. When the program is run, it will prompt you for a regular expression pattern, then apply it one line at a time against the data in the file. Each line that matches will be printed preceded by its line number. You will then be prompted again for another pattern.

−n

Print lines that do not match

−l

Suppress lines numbers.

SEE ALSO

regex(7)

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Bruno Friedmann <[email protected]−net.ch>.


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