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Re: grepp -- Perl version of grep

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Apr 15, 2004 at 23:30 UTC ( #345585=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: grepp -- Perl version of grep
in thread grepp -- Perl version of grep

grep does not use regex when matching against simple patterns.
And neither does Perl. Unless you want to call '(a|b)(c|d)(e|f)' "simple" - this is a pattern where grep wins big time over Perl.


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