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Re: Grep can't match characters before EOL marker without ^M

On 1/3/2018 12:31 PM, David Karr wrote:
> My cygwin version appears to be "2.9.0(0.318/5/3)".
> If I have a text file that has a line that ends with "abc", and I try
> to grep for "abc$", it doesn't match.  I find that it does match "$"
> and "abc^M$".
> I've read some of the documentation about line endings in Cygwin.
> I need to write some scripting that works on both Cygwin and Linux.
> What do I need to do here?

Consider running dos2unix on files containing ^M at line ends.

Tim Prince

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