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Re: egrep moved to /usr/sbin



* Craig Dickson (crdic@pacbell.net) wrote:
> H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > OK, I'm getting conflicting opinions here. Should I move them back, or
> > should I leave them where they are and file bugs against packages that
> > hardcode /bin?
> 
> It's obvious that startup scripts don't need egrep and fgrep, since the
> same functionality is available in grep -E and grep -F.

It's obvious that humans don't need egrep and fgrep, since the same
functionality is available in grep -E and grep -F.  Thus we should do
away with them entirely.

	Stephen

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