On Monday 17 December 2001 15:52, Jason Wong wrote:
> On Monday 17 December 2001 15:11, Sommai Fongnamthip wrote:
> > Hi,
> >     How could search string (like full text search) in any text file (even
> > know or not known filename)?
>
> One way of doing this if you're using a Linux/Unix system is:
>
>   $files = `grep -R "search_string" /path/of/directory/to/search/*`;
>
> $files would then contain the list of files in which "search_string" was
> found.

Sorry that should be:

  $files = `grep -r "search_string" /path/of/directory/to/search/*`;


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