[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

very quick question :)


does anyone know the syntax of the 'grep' command to check all files on a
machine for a pattern e.g. "lawpc34", I've been trying:

grep -r / -e lawpc34 -H &> lawpc34.log &

but that doesn't seem to work

thanks a lot


Andrew McRobert LLB B.Sc(Comp. Sci)
IT Officer, School of Law
Perth, Western Australia
Ph: [+61 8 9360 6479]
Fax: [+61 8 9310 6671]
e-mail: mcrobert@central.murdoch.edu.au
"The lottery: a tax on people who are bad at math"

Reply to: