On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 06:38:05AM +0000, Subba Rao wrote:
>> I have a directory of 10000+ text files and would like to search for
> some strings in these files. When I tried using "grep" command with an
> asterisk, I get the error message somthing to the effect,
>> "File argument list too long"
>> What is the file argument limit for grep? I guess you need the grep source
> for this. I did not find any information in the man page.
>> Are there any other recommended tools to search through such large list of
ls | xargs grep <regex>
See xargs manpage for more info.
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