[CentOS] find

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Mon Oct 6 09:41:18 UTC 2008


Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> find . -type f -exec grep -il !* {} \;  -exec grep -i !* {} \; -exec echo \;
>>
>> alias it to, say, findword and run:  findword <text>
> 
> Sorry, I missed the "!" in the above paste:
> 
> find . -type f -exec grep -il \!* {} \;  -exec grep -i \!* {} \; -exec echo \;

If you are using GNU grep (well, you are using CentOS), 

grep -ri "foo" dir/to/search/in

seems much shorter to me.

Cheers,

Ralph
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