Simon Jolle sjolle wrote:
On 06/08/2008 10:12 PM, Bill Campbell wrote:On Sun, Jun 08, 2008, Jos Chrispijn wrote:I tried to make a grep script on find a string in all files on path ./ and down. It does anything exept searching in files and reporting them.Is there a Grep Guru who can hint me out? Thanks,I expect you need something like:find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 grep patternOr install the GNU grep (from the man) -R, -r, --recursive Read all files under each directory, recursively; this is equivalent to the -d recurse option.
The system supplied grep(1) /is/ gnu grep:happy-idiot-talk:~:% grep --version grep (GNU grep) 2.5.1-FreeBSD
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