Bug 7137 - grep -cl for number of processors in /etc/rc.d/rc.local
grep -cl for number of processors in /etc/rc.d/rc.local
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-11-19 06:18 EST by Hans Ginzel
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-19 10:41:50 EST
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Description Hans Ginzel 1999-11-19 06:18:09 EST
There is
              NUMPROC=`grep -cl "^cpu[0-9]+" /proc/stat`
in /etc/rc.d/rc.local,
but manual page of grep says:
     -l, --files-with-matches
              Suppress  normal  output; instead print the name of
              each input file from which  output  would  normally
              have  been  printed.  The scanning will stop on the
              first match.

So it will stop on the first ^cpu line and print also the filename
/proc/stat.
Why is there -l?

initscripts 4.48
grep (GNU grep) 2.3
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-11-19 10:41:59 EST
This is fixed in the errata initscripts release. :)

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