[Herts] re: Top Tips

Jason Clifford jason at ukpost.com
Wed Feb 18 08:32:05 GMT 2004

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Mr. Spock wrote:

> Excellent. I knew there must be a way of finding files within
> directories like grep looks through a single file. Maybe grep
> can be persuaded to use wildcards to scan a directory (tree);
> I'll have to read up on that.

grep -r what-you-are-looking-for *

will search for "what-you-are-looking-for" in every file in the current 
directory and all it's subdirectories.

Jason Clifford
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