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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 tomas@tuxteam.de 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  Out of date maybe, but hey, so is the 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.


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