kevin lyda wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 12:43:25PM +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
>>>Show me something grep can do, than sed can't.
>>Basically grep is `sed -n` which just supports the s command.
>>And don't start quoting fancy regular expressions
>>either, there is nothing to stop sed supporting those.
>>> the same could be said of awk. and while either is an interesting
> interpretation of history, they're both wrong. grep and sed were separate
> projects designed to fill different niches.
>> but while you're making challenges, perhaps you could do these in sed?
>> grep -C5 foo file1
>> grep -l foo *
>> grep -n foo file1
Again these could easily be added as options to sed
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