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Mimic the Unix Grep command


import java.io.BufferedReader;
import java.io.FileReader;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.Reader;

public class GrepReader extends BufferedReader {
  String pattern;

  public GrepReader(Reader in, String pattern) {
    this.pattern = pattern;

  public final String readLine() throws IOException {
    String line;
    do {
      line = super.readLine();
    } while ((line != null) && line.indexOf(pattern) == -1);
    return line;

  public static void main(String args[]) {
    try {
      GrepReader in = new GrepReader(new FileReader("GrepReader.java"), "GrepReader");
      String line;
      while ((line = in.readLine()) != null)
    } catch (Exception e) {


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