Subject: Re: Suggestion: keep binary data out of /etc
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/1999 09:03:17
Simon Burge <> writes:

> The current version of GNU grep by default doesn't print binary when it
> gets a match.  On an Ultrix box with GNU grep 2.2c:
> 	balrog:~ 6> grep ULTRIX /bin/echo
> 	Binary file /bin/echo matches
> I'll look into upgrading our GNU grep (currently 2.0) to the latest
> version.

That would do it for me -- smart move!

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