[CentOS] Bash Script for Beginners! oh dear :'(

Matej Cepl mcepl at redhat.com
Wed Dec 24 00:34:22 UTC 2008


On 2008-12-23, 12:15 GMT, James Bensley wrote:
> find . -exec grep -q "$1" '{}' \; -print >> ./found_files

I think you can have only one action (either -exec or -print), 
but not sure about it. Anyway, my first instinct when things are 
getting to be more complicated is to use while cycle, like this:

find . |while read FILE ; do
    if grep "$FILE" '{}' >/dev/null 2>&1 ; then
        echo "$FILE" >> ./found_files
    fi
done

Matěj



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