Dustin Marx has a blog entry where he compares Unix/Linux, PowerShell and DOS commands. In it he says, "If there is one Unix command I would love to have in PowerShell, it is the grep command with its regular expression support."
<Edited to convert Match-String to Select-String 7/9/2006>
In our newsgroup (Microsoft.Public.Windows.Server.Scripting) , Vasu asked about how Select-string works in pipelines:
Here is what I observe:1. MSH C:\> get-alias ..truncated..Alias ri remove-itemAlias rni rename-item..truncated..
2. MSH C:\> get-alias | select-string ririMSH C:\>
The question is why did the string “ri”