grep ensures that the standard input is positioned to just after the last matching line before exiting, regardless of the presence of trailing context lines. The reason itworks is the -l flag to ls makes it use the long-listing format. Shell scripts intended to be portable to traditional grep should avoid both -q and -s and should redirect output to /dev/null instead. This is document afiy in the Knowledge Base. Not all grep implementations support -r and among those that do, the behaviour with symlinks may differ.
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