[Gllug] Find non-7-bit characters in files

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Thu Jun 16 17:02:44 UTC 2005

Here's a small Thursday afternoon puzzler for everyone.

I hae a large number of files (HTML files in fact, not that it
matters).  A clueless^Wevil web monkey^Wdesigner has hidden bytes in
them that are in the range 0x80 - 0xff, so the files aren't valid

I want to find those characters.  Preferably quickly from the command

I tried various combinations of egrep with the [:print:] character,
but to no avail.



Richard Jones, CTO Merjis Ltd.
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