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grep - manual page for grep 1.31.1

grep [-HhnlLoqvsriwFE] [-m N] [-A/B/C N] PATTERN/-e PATTERN.../-f FILE [FILE]...

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Search for PATTERN in FILEs (or stdin)

-H
Add 'filename:' prefix
-h
Do not add 'filename:' prefix
-n
Add 'line_no:' prefix
-l
Show only names of files that match
-L
Show only names of files that don't match
-c
Show only count of matching lines
-o
Show only the matching part of line
-q
Quiet. Return 0 if PATTERN is found, 1 otherwise
-v
Select non-matching lines
-s
Suppress open and read errors
-r
Recurse
-i
Ignore case
-w
Match whole words only
-x
Match whole lines only
-F
PATTERN is a literal (not regexp)
-E
PATTERN is an extended regexp
-m N
Match up to N times per file
-A N
Print N lines of trailing context
-B N
Print N lines of leading context
-C N
Same as '-A N -B N'

-e PTRN Pattern to match

-f FILE Read pattern from file

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