Re: Free TCP/IP port numbers?
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On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 10:45:53AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 01 October 2017 10:11:48 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 01, 2017 at 09:48:16AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > [...]
> > > -I Process a binary file as if it did not contain matching data;
> > > this is equivalent to the --binary-files=without-match option.
> > >
> > > Sure, thats supposed to tell me it will shut that #)^(&^$ noise off?
> > [swahili]
> > Let me respond in a similarly snarky way, will you?
> > This option says "assume a binary file doesn't match in the first
> > place. Don't even check".
> Izzat what that says? Why then does it not just say so?
Please go back and digest the quote I snipped for you (for the long
option). Here a more focused snipped from that:
If the first few bytes of a file indicate that the file
contains binary data [...] By default, TYPE is binary,
and grep normally outputs either a one-line message saying
that a binary file matches [...]
If TYPE is without-match, grep assumes that a binary file
does not match [...]
My English module masters this (and it is pretty old too. Moreover, it
was a cheap second-hand one, labelled "for foreigners" ;-)
Hey, the doc even contains the trigger phrase "binary file matches",
which is how I found the spot in the docs.
> My english reading module is fine. Out of date maybe, but hey, so is the
> 60 lb Websters Dictionary we had in school in about 1942. They also
> taught phonics back then, something the manpage writer may not have
> taken since they quit teaching it in 1946 or so.
- -- t
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