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gid - Query ID database and report results.
gid [OPTION]... PATTERN...
Query ID database and report results. By default, output consists of multiple lines, each line containing the matched identifier followed by the list of file names in which it occurs. -f, --file=FILE file name of ID database -i, --ignore-case match PATTERN case insensitively -l, --literal match PATTERN as a literal string -r, --regexp match PATTERN as a regular expression -w, --word match PATTERN as a delimited word -s, --substring match PATTERN as a substring Note: If PATTERN contains extended regular expression metacharacters, it is interpreted as a regular expression substring. Otherwise, PATTERN is interpreted as a literal word. -k, --key=STYLE STYLE is one of `token', `pattern' or `none' -R, --result=STYLE STYLE is one of `filenames', `grep', `edit' or `none' -S, --separator=STYLE STYLE is one of `braces', `space' or `newline' and only applies to file names when `--result=filenames' The above STYLE options control how query results are presented. Defaults are --key=token --result=filenames --separator=space -F, --frequency=FREQ find tokens that occur FREQ times, where FREQ is a range expressed as `N..M'. If N is omitted, it defaults to 1, if M is omitted it defaults to MAX_USHRT -a, --ambiguous=LEN find tokens whose names are ambiguous for LEN chars -x, --hex only find numbers expressed as hexadecimal -d, --decimal only find numbers expressed as decimal -o, --octal only find numbers expressed as octal By default, searches match numbers of any radix. --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
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The full documentation for gid is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gid programs are properly installed at your site, the command info gid should give you access to the complete manual.