[Novalug] need grep help
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Fri Mar 16 17:28:35 EDT 2012
On 3/16/2012 11:14 AM, Christopher Garrity wrote:
> cat file | grep -v ^\# | less # is more
There are certain idioms that keep cropping up, refusing to die.
There is no reason for the cat...simply move the file to grep:
grep -v ^# file | less
Also, within less, you can do: /!^#
to search for the next line which isn't a comment, and then keep using n.
P.S. Actually, these days, the source code for more is an old version of
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