grep-cli 0.1.0

Utilities for search oriented command line applications.


A utility library that provides common routines desired in search oriented command line applications. This includes, but is not limited to, parsing hex escapes, detecting whether stdin is readable and more. To the extent possible, this crate strives for compatibility across Windows, macOS and Linux.

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Dual-licensed under MIT or the UNLICENSE.


NOTE: You probably don't want to use this crate directly. Instead, you should prefer the facade defined in the grep crate.


Add this to your Cargo.toml:

grep-cli = "0.1"

and this to your crate root:

extern crate grep_cli;