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On Tuesday, December 22, 1998 12:17 PM, Gen Whitt [SMTP:Gen -dot- Whitt -at- SDINC -dot- COM]
> At one place I worked we used GREP, which has similar capabilities, but
> it's not standalone.
> I wouldn't be without this utility. Does anyone use anything similar, or
> know of even better products along the same lines?
Yup. There are some good ports of Unix commands out there. (Unix in general has
some pretty darn powerful text tools, if you have the patience to learn how to
use them, since they're rather non-intuitive--imho, of course.) I use a set
from cygnus that are pretty darn good, including a tolerable bash emulator and
a decent C compiler. They're available at http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/.
(I can tell you that cygwin.bat will probably require some tweaking.) You can
also check out http://www.winfiles.com for more Unix ports.
Julie Comstock-Fisher Documentation Manager
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