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Manual Reference Pages  -  EID (1)

NAME

eid - Query ID database and report results.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description

SYNOPSIS

eid [OPTION]... PATTERN...

DESCRIPTION

Query ID database and report results. By default, output consists of multiple lines, each line containing the matched identifier followed by the list of file names in which it occurs.
-f, --file=FILE
  file name of ID database
-i, --ignore-case
  match PATTERN case insensitively
-l, --literal
  match PATTERN as a literal string
-r, --regexp
  match PATTERN as a regular expression
-w, --word match PATTERN as a delimited word
-s, --substring
  match PATTERN as a substring
Note: If PATTERN contains extended regular expression metacharacters, it is interpreted as a regular expression substring. Otherwise, PATTERN is interpreted as a literal word.
-k, --key=STYLE
  STYLE is one of ‘token’, ‘pattern’ or ‘none’
-R, --result=STYLE
  STYLE is one of ‘filenames’, ‘grep’, ‘edit’ or ‘none’
-S, --separator=STYLE
  STYLE is one of ‘braces’, ‘space’ or ‘newline’ and only applies to file names when ‘--result=filenames’
The above STYLE options control how query results are presented. Defaults are --key=token --result=filenames --separator=space
-F, --frequency=FREQ
  find tokens that occur FREQ times, where FREQ is a range expressed as ‘N..M’. If N is omitted, it defaults to 1, if M is omitted it defaults to MAX_USHRT
-a, --ambiguous=LEN
  find tokens whose names are ambiguous for LEN chars
-x, --hex only find numbers expressed as hexadecimal
-d, --decimal
  only find numbers expressed as decimal
-o, --octal
  only find numbers expressed as octal
By default, searches match numbers of any radix.
--help display this help and exit
--version
  output version information and exit

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to bug-idutils@gnu.org

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for eid is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and eid programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info eid
should give you access to the complete manual.
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eid - 4.6 EID (1) February 2012

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