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Re: Fw: grep recursive problem

From: Dan Hipschman
Subject: Re: Fw: grep recursive problem
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 12:20:46 -0700
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On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 03:04:26PM +0200, dan1 wrote:
> I am trying to find text in some files and it works fine when I type the 
> following command from inside the directory where the file contains the text 
> searched for:
> grep -r -i i80word *.php
> However if I go one directory up and type the same command, there is no 
> result at all, like if the '-r' otion would not be taken into account. I 
> tried --recursive but the result is the same.

Does the name of the directory also end in .php so that *.php matches it?

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