Re: why is grep behaving this way ?
Salvatore Iovene wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 03:07:37PM +0530, Bhasker C V wrote:
>> [bhaskerv@cvsrep01 ~]$ who | grep `logname`
>> logname: no login name
>> Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]...
>> Try `grep --help' for more information.
> Weird. Consiedering that this works:
> who | grep `whoami`
> Where's the catch?
I'm running SuSE, and can reproduce the problem here. Seems logname does
something weird when stdin is not your tty. Check this out:
logname: no login name
My manual-page has nothing to say. Try looking at the source if you must.
spamtrap: email@example.com -- 1 hit & you are out