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Re: grep(1) doesn't mention -r

On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 12:47:15PM +0100, Han Boetes wrote:
> Hi,
> After suggesting grep -r ... to someone he looked it up in the
> manpage and didn't find what it did. This patch aims to fix this:

Look under the standards section:

"    Historic versions of the grep utility also supported the flags [-ruy].
     This implementation supports those options; however, their use is strong-
     ly discouraged."