frank at shute.org.uk
Sun Jun 8 20:34:27 UTC 2008
On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 10:23:19PM +0200, 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 pattern
> Or 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.
What's gained from GNU grep? FreeBSD grep, automatically recurses in
to each subdir unless given the -maxdepth option.
Looks like FreeBSD grep wins (one less argument needed) ;)
> > Bill
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