Subject: Re: Repalcement for grep(1)
To: Jamie Howard <>
From: Dag-Erling Smorgrav <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/04/1999 14:13:13
Jamie Howard <> writes:
> All of the code is original except for binary.c.  It is used with the -a
> option to prevent searching binary files.  binary.c is extricated from
> less-332's binary checking code.  I was just that lazy.

Less's binary checking code is a tad too strict. It complains about
files with my name at the top (e.g. /usr/include/fetch.h in FreeBSD
3.x and 4.x) in non-ISO8859 locales.

Dag-Erling Smorgrav -