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aegrep(1)							     aegrep(1)

NAME
	aegrep - print lines matching a	pattern

SYNOPSIS
	aegrep [ option...  ] pattern
	aegrep -Help
	aegrep -VERSion

DESCRIPTION
	The aegrep command is used to search the source	files for lines	con-
	taining	a match	to the given pattern.  By default, aegrep prints the
	matching lines.

	There is no need to name files on the command line, all	the project
	and change source files	are supplied automatically.  All non-source
	files are ignored.

	Most of	the grep(1) options are	understood, in their long form.

OPTIONS
	The following options are understood:

	--After-Context=number
		Print number lines of trailing context after matching lines.
		Places a line containing a group separator (--)	between	con-
		tiguous	groups of matches.

	--Before-Context=number
		Print number lines of trailing context before matching lines.
		Places a line containing a group separator (--)	between	con-
		tiguous	groups of matches.

	--Byte-Offset
		Print the 0-based byte offset within the input file before
		each line of output.

	-Change	number
		This option may	be used	to specify a particular	change within
		a project.  See	aegis(1) for a complete	description of this
		option.

	--color	Surround the matched (non-empty) strings, matching lines, con-
		text lines, file names,	line numbers, byte offsets, and	sepa-
		rators (for fields and groups of context lines)	with escape
		sequences to display them in color on the terminal.

	--Context=number
		Print number lines of output context.  Places a	line contain-
		ing a group separator (--) between contiguous groups of
		matches.

	--Count	Suppress normal	output;	instead	print a	count of matching
		lines for each input file.  With --invert-match	option count
		non-matching lines.

	--extended-regexp
		Interpret pattern as an	extended regular expression.

	--Files-With-Matches
		Suppress normal	output;	instead	print the name of each input
		file from which	output would normally have been	printed.  The
		scanning will stop on the first	match.

	--Files-WithOut-Matches
		Suppress normal	output;	instead	print the name of each input
		file from which	no output would	normally have been printed.
		The scanning will stop on the first match.

	--fixed-strings
		Interpret pattern as a list of fixed strings, separated	by
		newlines, any of which is to be	matched.

	-Help
		This option may	be used	to obtain more information about how
		to use the aegrep program.

	--Ignore-Case
		Ignore case distinctions in both the pattern and the source
		files.

	--Invert-Match
		Invert the sense of matching, to select	non-matching lines.

	--Initial-Tab
		Make sure that the first character of actual line content lies
		on a tab stop, so that the alignment of	tabs looks normal.

	--Line-Buffered
		Use line buffering on output.

	--Line-Number
		Prefix each line of output with	the 1-based line number	within
		its input file.

	--Line-Regexp

	--Maximum-Count=number
		Stop reading a file after number matching lines.

	--no-messages
		Suppress error messages	about nonexistent or unreadable	files.

	--Only-Matching
		Print only the matched (non-empty) parts of a matching line,
		with each such part on a separate output line.

	--Perl-Regexp
		Interpret pattern as a Perl regular expression.

	-Project name
		This option may	be used	to select the project of interest.
		When no	-Project option	is specified, the AEGIS_PROJECT	envi-
		ronment	variable is consulted.	If that	does not exist,	the
		user's $HOME/.aegisrc file is examined for a default project
		field (see aeuconf(5) for more information).  If that does not
		exist, when the	user is	only working on	changes	within a sin-
		gle project, the project name defaults to that project.	 Oth-
		erwise,	it is an error.

	--Unix-Byte-Offset
		Report Unix-style byte offsets.

	--Word-Regexp
		Select only those lines	containing matches that	form whole
		words.	The test is that the matching substring	must either be
		at the beginning of the	line, or preceded by a non-word	con-
		stituent character.  Similarly,	it must	be either at the end
		of the line or followed	by a non-word constituent character.
		Word-constituent characters are	letters, digits, and the un-
		derscore.

	See also aegis(1) for options common to	all aegis commands.

	All options may	be abbreviated;	the abbreviation is documented as the
	upper case letters, all	lower case letters and underscores (_) are op-
	tional.	 You must use consecutive sequences of optional	letters.

	All options are	case insensitive, you may type them in upper case or
	lower case or a	combination of both, case is not important.

	For example: the arguments "-project", "-PROJ" and "-p"	are all	inter-
	preted to mean the -Project option.  The argument "-prj" will not be
	understood, because consecutive	optional characters were not supplied.

	Options	and other command line arguments may be	mixed arbitrarily on
	the command line, after	the function selectors.

	The GNU	long option names are understood.  Since all option names for
	aegrep are long, this means ignoring the extra leading '-'.  The
	"--option=value" convention is also understood.

EXIT STATUS
	The aegrep command will	exit with a status of 1	on any error.  The ae-
	grep command will only exit with a status of 0 if there	are no errors.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
	See aegis(1) for a list	of environment variables which may affect this
	command.  See aepconf(5) for the project configuration file's
	project_specific field for how to set environment variables for	all
	commands executed by Aegis.

SEE ALSO
	aefind(1)
		search for files in directory hierarchy

	grep(1)	print lines matching a pattern

COPYRIGHT
	aegrep version 4.25.D510
	Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993,	1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,	1998, 1999,
	2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,	2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,	2008, 2009, 2010,
	2011, 2012 Peter Miller

	The aegrep program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details use
	the 'aegrep -VERSion License' command.	This is	free software and you
	are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; for details
	use the	'aegrep	-VERSion License' command.

AUTHOR
	Peter Miller   E-Mail:	 pmiller@opensource.org.au
	/\/\*		  WWW:	 http://miller.emu.id.au/pmiller/

Reference Manual		     Aegis			     aegrep(1)

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