bregex (8) - Linux Manuals
bregex: Bacula's 'regex' engine
SYNOPSISbregex [options] -f <data-file>
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the bregex command.
This program can be useful for testing regex expressions to be applied against a list of filenames.
OPTIONSA summary of options is included below.
- Show version and usage of program.
- Set debug level to nn.
- Print timestamp in debug output
- 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.
- Print lines that do not match
- Suppress lines numbers.
AUTHORThis manual page was written by Bruno Friedmann <bruno [at] ioda-net.ch>.