How do I grep a directory to exclude?
Sometimes it’s convenient to use pattern matching if we have a large number of directories to exclude….The grep command supports pattern matching to exclude directories via wildcards:
- * indicates zero or more occurrences of the previous character.
- \ is used to quote a wildcard.
How do you do multiple grep?
How do I grep for multiple patterns?
- Use single quotes in the pattern: grep ‘pattern*’ file1 file2.
- Next use extended regular expressions: egrep ‘pattern1|pattern2’ *. py.
- Finally, try on older Unix shells/oses: grep -e pattern1 -e pattern2 *. pl.
- Another option to grep two strings: grep ‘word1\|word2’ input.
How to grep without the file name?
You can use grep to search multiple strings in a certain type of file only. If you want to monitor log files in one directory or if you want to search through all text files, use an asterisk and the file extension instead of a file name. For example, to search for warnings and errors through all .log files in the /var/log/ directory, enter:
How to exclude a directory from the code analysis?
Use SPCAF rulesets to exclude files from analysis. SPCAF rulesets are XML files with the extension .spruleset.
How to exclude a word with grep?
Match specific words only. You may be searching for a very short,yet specific word.
How do you exclude symlinks in a grep?
Introduction. One of the reasons to create this blog post is that there are a lot of examples available for the grep command.