[plug] Limits of grep?
ian.kent at pobox.com
Thu Oct 5 23:09:27 WST 2000
Subba Rao wrote:
> Are there any other recommended tools to search through such large list of
Have a look at xargs
You can pipe the output from find to xargs to run grep with the number of
arguments some number less than the maximum. Say 10 or 50 ....?
Should be more efficient than doing a grep for each file name.
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