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bregex: Bacula's 'regex' engine

NAME


 bregex - Bacula's 'regex' engine

SYNOPSIS

bregex [options] -f <data-file>

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the bregex command.
This program can be useful for testing regex expressions to be applied against a list of filenames.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
-?
Show version and usage of program.
-d nn
Set debug level to nn.
-dt
Print timestamp in debug output
-f <data-file>
The data-file is a filename that contains lines of data to be matched (or not) against one or more patterns. When the program is run, it will prompt you for a regular expression pattern, then apply it one line at a time against the data in the file. Each line that matches will be printed preceded by its line number. You will then be prompted again for another pattern.
-n
Print lines that do not match
-l
Suppress lines numbers.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Bruno Friedmann <bruno [at] ioda-net.ch>.

SEE ALSO

regex(7)