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EID(1) User Commands EID(1)

eid - Query ID database and report results.

eid [ OPTION]... PATTERN...

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

Report bugs to bug-idutils@gnu.org

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.
February 2012 eid - 4.6

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