> On some of my hosts trying doing a recursive search gets a syntax
> error. On most it works. As all these systems are built from the same
> source tree, I am not sure where to look for the problem.
> artemis:~> grep -ilr taiwan *                    \
> grep: unrecognized option `--showDropTarget'      |____ does not work
> Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]...         |
> Try `grep --help' for more information.          /
> while

Hmm... My guess is that * expands to something containing a leading
hyphen, most likely called --showDropTarget :-) The * is expanded by the
shell, not grep(1).

Try "grep -ilr taiwan ." instead.

- Ryan

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