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Old 11-16-2005, 04:14 PM   #1
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Regular expressions using grep


How do I say or within the regular expression? Basically I want it to match either of the following expressions

'^--w'
'^---'
So when I pipe the output of ls -l through grep it will search for matches for both expressions
 
Old 11-16-2005, 04:22 PM   #2
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"^--[-w]"


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Old 11-16-2005, 05:13 PM   #3
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ah sorry i made a mistake i meant
'-w-'
or
'^---'

Last edited by linuxmandrake; 11-16-2005 at 05:15 PM.
 
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egrep "(^---|-w-)"


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