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EXIGREP - Search Exim's main log
[-l] pattern [log file] ...
utility is a Perl script that searches one or more main log files for
entries that match a given pattern.
When it finds a match, it extracts all the log entries for the relevant
message, not just those that match the pattern.
can extract complete log entries for a given message, or all mail for a given
user, or for a given host, for example.
flag means 'literal', that is, treat all characters in the pattern as
standing for themselves.
Otherwise the pattern must be a Perl regular expression.
The pattern match is case-insensitive.
If no file names are given on the command line, the standard input is
If the location of a
command is known from the definition of ZCAT_COMMAND in Local/Makefile,
automatically passes any file whose
name ends in COMPRESS_SUFFIX through
as it searches it.
This manual page needs a major re-work. If somebody knows better groff
than us and has more experience in writing manual pages, any patches
would be greatly appreciated.
This manual page was stitched together from spec.txt by
Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
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