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       grc - frontend for generic colouriser grcat(1)


       grc [options] command [args]


       grc will execute command command with optional parameters [args] piping
       its stdout or stderr into grcat, with apropriate configuration file.

       Configuration file for grc is determined by /etc/grc.conf file.

       Format of /etc/grc.conf:  each  entry  consists  of  2  lines,  between
       entries  there can be any number of empty lines or lines beginning with
       # (comments)

       First line is regular expression, second line the name of configuration
       file for grcat.

       Configuration  file after the first regular expression matching command
       [args] will be passed to grcat as its configuration file


       --help Show summary of options.

              Display version.

       -e --stderr
              Redirect error output. Unless  -s  is  selected  as  well,  this
              cancels redirection of standard output via grcat

       -s --stdout
              Redirect  standard  output.  Used  to  redirect  standard output
              together with --stderr option.

              x is one of on off auto

              --colour=on will colourise (default)

              --colour=off will just execute command without colourising.

              --colour=auto will  test  if  standard  output  is  a  tty,  and
              colourise only when it is.




       Written by Radovan GarabĂ­k <garabik @>