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Re: grep a string in subdirectories

From: netawater
Subject: Re: grep a string in subdirectories
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 20:48:24 +0800
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address@hidden writes:

> Hi.
> My problem is When I type this:
> find . | xargs grep test
> Then i get the message:
> xargs cannot fork.
> I'm using "UnixUtils" commands on windows XP... Can anybody help me to
> find a solution to my problem.

Please make a script like this:

find ../ -name '*.[ch]' -exec grep -H $1 '{}' ';'

it works very well in my Linux machine.

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