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Bug 119065 - grep: unknown directories method
grep: unknown directories method
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grep (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-03-24 11:39 EST by Marius Andreiana
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-24 12:19:03 EST
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Description Marius Andreiana 2004-03-24 11:39:46 EST
Description of problem:
grep gives error
grep: unknown directories method
for some directories.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(using both FC1 and updated version)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login as root
2. cd /var/log/samba
3. grep word *

Actual results:
[root@marte samba]# grep garcia * 
grep: unknown directories method
[root@marte samba]# cd ..
[root@marte log]# grep garcia *
[root@marte log]#

Expected results:
grep the files

Additional info:
found another report here
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-03-24 12:19:03 EST
You have a file that begins '-d' I expect.  Use 'grep -- garcia *'.

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