Seeking a grep-like script
gayleard at eircom.net
Thu Jun 10 20:02:00 UTC 2010
Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> I'm looking for a grep-like script that searches for a given word,
>> and returns the paragraphs in which it appears (rather than the lines),
>> where a paragraph is defined as the material between 2 blank lines.
> If by "looking for" you mean finding a script which does you what you
> want, I don't know where you find it, it's a bit trivial to bother to
What is trivial to one is a lifetime's work for another ...
Actually, my perl script did not work, and I reckoned:
Time to post to newsgroup: 1 minute;
time to correct my perl script: 1 hour.
But thanks for your solution, and all the others.
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