[Slackbuilds-users] Metacharacters in package names

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 21:38:07 UTC 2018

On 8/22/18, Ruben Schuller <sb at rbn.im> wrote:
> This could be a good solution for the problem in your script:
> https://stackoverflow.com/a/16951928

My eyes! The goggles, they do nothing!

Using grep instead of egrep would also be a solution to this issue.

grep can do everything (or maybe almost everything?) egrep does, just
needs extra \ in front of some of the metacharacters to make them meta.

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