On Wednesday, April 4, 2012 1:27:21 PM UTC-5, hilal Adam wrote:I only see one post. Weird. I'm starting to really hate the Google
> Ben, Thanks for your prompt response.
> Somehow I am getting 3 copies of your premature, and complete replies.
Groups interface. I may try subscribing to get emails and just filter
them all away from my inbox. Ugh.
Maybe you're getting multiple copies because you're on the CC list as
> Yes. You're right \*\* was one of the approaches I used.* is not special anymore if escaped with a \.
> Unfortunately * is treated as a metacharacter/special character/keyword
> by grep/vimgrep/c language and this where the difficulty is originating
> I tried your suggestion, \*\@<!\*\*\*\@!, and I get a no patternI don't know about using grep from the cygwin command line. The pattern
> found reply while I stirring at a line that has **.
> How would you do this in grep on cygwin command line?
I gave uses Vim regular expressions, so you'd need to use a :vimgrep
command to use it.
Here's the breakdown:
\*\@<! - match only where there is not a literal '*' just before
These are both zero-width matches, meaning they are not part of the
Someone else (Google Groups mangled the non-ascii characers in the name)
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