Re: how to search for ".ioctl"
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Thanks JB1 On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 5:38 AM, <jb1@XXX> wrote: > I'm sending this to you directly, rather than through the linmodem forum, > because after falling off the mailing for some reason my spam dropped > precipitously, so I didn't rejoin. > > Re: .ioctl search Re: no dial-up: hsfmodem and alsa-driver-linuxant problem? > in your message dated Sun, 28 Aug 2011 00:06:22 -0400 you said: > The problem is the that the common search tools are not effective with > the "." which stands for ANY SINGLE CHARACTER ins grep implemented > searchs. > > One can "grep" for literal periods by *both* quoting and escaping them. I > don't think it matters whether the quotes are quotation marks or > apostropnes, but you can try both: > grep "\.ioctl" > and: > grep '\.ioctl' > > Feel free to do whatever you want to with this message, but I'd appreciate > if you kept my e-mail address out of it. >