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Re^5: Find file that contains "....." (command in Unix)

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Mar 31, 2003 at 21:04 UTC ( #247072=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re^3: Find file that contains "....." (command in Unix)
in thread Find file that contains "....." (command in Unix)

And then we're back full circle.
find . -name '*.txt' | xargs grep '\.\.\.\.'
And if you have a GNUish xargs, chances are you have a GNUish grep that understands -r..

Makeshifts last the longest.

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