Recursion with grep?
Francisco J Reyes
fran at natserv.net
Thu Nov 13 19:40:46 PST 2003
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Viktor Lazlo wrote:
> If there are a large number of files this will call grep numerous
> times--it would be more efficient to pass to xargs so grep is only called
> a few times:
> find . -type f -print | xargs grep options string
Although in my case the files are few I will keep this sample handy if I
ever need to work on large number of files.
I think I am going to research what would it take for someone to fix grep
and pay them.
How do think we would want grep to work?
Do we want something like:
grep -r <string> *.c
If I get someone to change grep anyone care to comment on whether it would
be difficult to get this imported into the tree?
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